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You Can Ditch Those Masks on L.A. Public Transit as COVID Cases Wane

People riding on public transit, including rideshare vehicles, are now free to unmask, but one driver pleads for further consideration
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FDA Approves COVID Boosters Targeting BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron Variants

Meanwhile, the director of the Los Angeles County Public Health Department says transmission rates may dip into the ”low” category next week

The Battle Has Begun Over LA’s Mask Mandate Reinstatement

A local business federation believes a mandate will hurt businesses in LA County; officials still want to move forward with it

COVID Hospitalizations Keep Creeping Up in LA County

With the county teetering on the edge of the "high" COVID-19 activity level—potentially leading to a new indoor mask-wearing mandate—virus-related hospitalizations climbed slightly higher in Los Angeles County, while...

Testing Did Not Reveal the Full-Scale Spread of COVID Across L.A.

Researchers found that the number of adults infected with COVID in the county was three times higher than what tests reflected between May and June of last year

COVID Clash: Newsom and Some CA Dems At Odds Over Next Phase of Mandates

As the governor's administration prepares to unveil parts of its ”endemic strategy,” some Democratic lawmakers are proposing stricter mandates

COVID Hospitalizations Fall for Eighth Consecutive Day in L.A. County

The number of COVID-positive patients in L.A. County has dipped for the eighth day in a row, according to the latest state figures

L.A. County Breaks Single-Day Record With Over 45,000 COVID Cases

The county recorded 45,584 new COVID cases and 13 additional deaths associated with the virus on Sunday

LA County Breaks Record for Daily COVID Infections

The county reported 37,215 new COVID cases in its latest data, setting a record for the highest single-day amount throughout the pandemic

L.A. COVID Hospitalizations Top 1,000 for First Time Since Late September

There were 1,069 COVID-positive patients in Los Angeles County hospitals as of Tuesday, according to state figures