The Thunderbirds blew over Main Street in Alhambra on their way to Los Angeles. The county is measuring the slowing of COVID-19's spread in five markers and effectiveness in four markers, which will help gauge the further loosening of restrictions.
Small retailers and their suppliers may reopen if they follow health department guidelines. Beaches are reopening with some restrictions; tennis courts and some community gardens will also be available.
Browning Mazda fails to survive the pandemic; Officials urge caution in stepping into another phase of the new normal. Cal State L.A. opens testing site with longer hours.
Pasadena’s Death Toll Surpasses OC; CDC Expands List of Symptoms, Isolation Guidance for COVID-19 Recovery
Most deaths in Pasadena occurred among residents of skilled nursing homes; throughout L.A. County, 48% of the deaths have been residents of similar facilities.
L.A. County health officials rolled out the COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard, giving insight into persons tested, deaths per city, and demographic information like race/ethnicity and gender. Predictions and modeling were updated with calls for addressing inequity.
The testing program for the city's residents will run from May 4 to May 29 at a site on second street across from Alhambra High School.
Los Angeles County says low-income and minority communities still need more access to testing and information – parts of the SGV fit this bill. Nursing home residents make up 45% of the total deaths. The county will drop a surveillance dashboard with demographics of COVID-19 cases.
L.A. County Focuses on Nursing Homes With Addition to Health Order; National Guard Medical Units Deploy to L.A. County
New Health Officer Order bars visitors from assisted living facilities as well as communal meals and other such gatherings. National Guard medical teams arrive in L.A. County to assist at congregate living facilities.
The average daily death toll from coronavirus is now 44. During an average flu season the average total is five. County emphasizes that testing appointments are available at mobile sites and encourages those with symptoms to get tested.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health posted a by-the-numbers breakdown of institutional settings under investigation, with reports of one of more residents presenting COVID-19 symptoms; the West SGV area has four outbreaks of more than 20 resident cases.