COVID 'patient zero' reunites with hospital staff 3 years later
Gregg Garfield had a 1% survival rate when he became "patient zero," one of the nation's first COVID-19 patients. Now, three years later, he reunites with the hospital staff who helped save his life.
LA County reports first cases of new Arcturus COVID strain
Los Angeles County has remained in the "low" COVID community level category for 14 straight weeks.
Managers at LA senior care facility plead not guilty in COVID-19 deaths of 14 people
Three managers at Silverado Senior Living Management pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the COVID-related deaths of a nurse and 13 people who lived at a residential care facility in Los Angeles.
LA County lifts COVID emergency declarations
LA County's local emergency declarations due to COVID-19 was lifted Friday, resulting in the closure of county-run virus-testing centers.
Senior care facility charged in connection with 14 COVID-related deaths
As a result of the outbreak, 14 people, ranging in age from 32 to 94, died. Forty-five employees and 60 residents were also infected and sickened by the virus, according to the complaint.
LA County eases some COVID rules as emergency declarations end
The county's rule that people exposed to the virus wear a mask for 10 days will be dropped as of Monday, according to the Department of Public Health.
LA County to lift COVID emergency declarations on March 31
The LA County board's decision came on the day the statewide COVID emergency declaration ended.
COVID testing no longer required for unvaccinated LA city employees
The City Council voted 13-0 to eliminate the COVID-19 testing requirement for unvaccinated Los Angeles city employees.
Proposal could threaten outdoor dining in Los Angeles
The City of Los Angeles is looking to make its COVID-era outdoor dining program permanent, but some restaurant owners say restrictions in a new proposal would hurt them rather than help them.
LA City Council committee supports end to COVID testing for unvaccinated workers
A City Council committee recommended eliminating the COVID-19 testing requirement for unvaccinated Los Angeles city employees.
US health officials propose once-a-year COVID-19 vaccines for most Americans
The proposal comes as boosters have become a hard sell.
Jaime Lee Curtis, several other actors test positive for COVID after Golden Globes
Jamie Lee Curtis and "Banshees of Inisherin" co-stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson have all tested positive for COVID since attending the Golden Globes. They along with Michelle Pfeiffer who also tested positive were forced to miss the Critic's Choice Awards.
LA councilmembers call for permanent tenant protections by end of January
Temporary tenant protections are set to expire on Jan. 31, with the end of the emergency. The council has voted twice to end the state of emergency at the end of the month, with two amendments seeking to extend it failing.
LA County urges COVID precautions to guard against holiday surge
The seven-day average daily case count in the county stood at 2,359 -- a 9% decrease from one week ago, when it was 2,595.
LA County enters 'medium' COVID activity level; transmission still high
Thanks to falling infection numbers, Los Angeles County Thursday moved out of the federal government's "high" COVID-19 activity category and into the "medium" level.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in LA County climb back above 1,300
Los Angeles County reported more than 4,200 new infections in its latest data. Another 16 virus-related deaths were also reported, raising the county's pandemic death toll to 34,368.
LA County re-enters "high" COVID-19 community level
Moving into the “high” category also moves the county closer to the possible return of an indoor mask-wearing mandate.
LA City to end COVID-19 state of emergency in February
The Los Angeles City Council voted to end the city's state of emergency due to COVID-19 on Feb. 1, 2023.
COVID winter surge: LA County cases up by 75% in one week
The number is triple from what was reported last month.
COVID cases surging in LA County as possible return of indoor mask mandate looms
The possible return of an indoor mask mandate in Los Angeles County due to rising COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations continues to loom as more than 10,000 new cases were reported over just a three-day period.