West Hollywood, CA Coronavirus updates and news on October 8th


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After weeks of promising trends, health officials continue to follow the COVID-19 case and hospitalization.

County health officials announced 1,479 new infections, giving the county a total of 1,466,248 since the pandemic began.  The rolling average daily rate of people testing positive for the virus was still low at 1%.

County health officials announced 1,479 new infections, giving the county a total of 1,466,248 since the pandemic began. The rolling average daily rate of people testing positive for the virus was still low at 1%. (Shutterstock)

LOS ANGELES, CA – Coronavirus hospital admissions crept up in Los Angeles County on Wednesday, with the county reporting a further 31 deaths. The small increase came a day after Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer assured county officials that the mask mandate could be lifted if coronavirus cases continue to fall, and the same day Los Angeles City passed a law requiring evidence for … Read more


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The law, passed by the Los Angeles City Council in an 11-2 vote Wednesday, is one of the most aggressive vaccination measures nationwide.

LOS ANGELES, CA – Anyone entering indoor restaurants, bars, gyms, shopping malls, entertainment venues and personal care homes in Los Angeles must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination under a new executive order approved by the City Council Wednesday. Residents are given a month to roll up their sleeves or find themselves banished from a large shard of the indoor public sphere …. Read more


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LA’s health director told County Supervisors that coronavirus vaccination and transmission rates are raising hopes that mandates are not needed.

LOS ANGELES, CA-The day when Angelenos can once again exchange smiles indoors may not be that far away thanks to declining COVID-19 transmission speeds. The county’s director of public health said Tuesday that she can anticipate a time when residents will no longer have to wear masks in most indoor public environments. As vaccination rates are slowly rising in the face of looming vaccination demands in Los Angeles County, daily coronavirus infections, … Read more

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