L.A. County Health Director Barbara Ferrer reported the new death figures and said 18 skilled nursing facilities reported three or more cases.
The national health emergency has halted activities related to Census Day, April 1, but the count continues online. At stake is congressional representation and federal dollars, which may now be more important with COVID-19 response and recovery.
Friday's City Council vote became necessary after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an Executive Order covering evictions but only covering residential tenants.
The County ordered the closures in response to large beach and trail gatherings last weekend. The five new deaths bring the L.A. County total to 26. The number of cases in the county have tripled in the last six days.
The eviction ordinance covers both residential and commercial rentals. The City Council vote came in a "special" council meeting that was done by teleconference to reflect the "Safer at Home" guidelines.
The loaned computers were tested, cleaned and wrapped in plastic bags with each student's name on them. The process is logistically complex but the district has more devices on hand to loan.
The Alhambra Chamber of Commerce posted the listing on restaurants doing takeout on its Facebook page and will be updating it as often as possible in the days to come.
The AUSD lunch program for all district students will continue next week at three elementary schools. Distance Learning opportunities will begin officially in the district on Monday. And it was announced that school closures would be extended to May 5.
Alhambra's action came shortly after L.A. City and County officials ordered nonessential businesses to close and urged new limits on sizes of gatherings. In Alhambra, emergency Police and Fire services will continue to operate as well as ACT Bus and Senior Ride service, trash, water and public works.
Meeting in special session, the board's vote grants paves the way for efforts to obtain new state and federal funding. It also gives Superintendent Denise R. Jaramillo expanded authority in daily matters.