The L.A. County Department of Public Health said the SGV is being under-tested. The CDC says to go back 48 hours for notification of "close contacts" and other guidelines. Wednesday's briefing discloses second straight day of double-digit death tolls and highs in caseload.
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.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced the highest daily death toll of the pandemic. The department director broke down the math and projected 1 million people could be infected with COVID-19 if social distancing is not practiced.
Alhambra’s Auto Row dealerships are open and operating but they are assessing their business models on a day-to-day basis. Local grocery stores are slowly recovering from the panic buying.
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.
L.A. County reports the death of a child – the first in the county and possibly the U.S. – with three other deaths including one in Long Beach. Sheriff Villanueva clarifies gun shops are non-essential, and releases 1,700 inmates.