LA County Reports 1st Minor in America to Die From COVID-19

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CALIFORNIA- Today officials from Los Angeles County reported the death of a minor due to the novel coronavirus- the first person under the age of 18 to die form COVID-19 in the United States. According to LA mayor Garcetti the victim was a teenager. No other information was given by LA County Public Health regarding the minor’s health situation or …

Governor Newsom Says 56% or 25.5 Million People In California Will Be Infected By Coronavirus

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SACRAMENTO- Gavin Newsom has sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting the immediate deployment of the USNS Mercy Hospital Ship to the Port of Los Angeles through September 1, 2020, to “help decompress the state’s health care delivery system in Los Angeles in response to COVID-19”. In the letter published here, Newsom says he projects 56% of California or …

2 Deaths Confirmed From COVID-19 In San Joaquin County

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SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY- Public health officials confirm that two people have died from complications of the COVID-19 strain of the coronavirus today. There are now 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections in the county now as more tests are being processed. No shelter in place order has been given as of today like six neighboring bay areas counties. So far …

California National Guard Placed On Alert For COVID-19

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SACRAMENTO- Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed an order placing the California National Guard on alert amidst concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement released by the governor’s office the reason is for the following: “The National Guard has been directed by the Governor to be prepared to perform humanitarian missions across the state including food distribution, ensuring resiliency of …

Governor Newsom Says Schools Won’t Return Before Summer Break

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SACRAMENTO- Today during a live press conference Governor Newsom announced signing a $1.1 Billion relief package to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in California. During the press conference he also stated 98.8% of schools will most likely not return to classes before summer break, essentially ending the current school year, which was expected for most districts to return April 6th. Newsom, …

6 Bay Area Counties Ordered To “Shelter In Place” For 3 Weeks

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CALIFORNIA- The following counties have been ordered to “shelter in place” for the next three weeks beginning Tuesday at 12:01am. The drastic move comes as the nation battles the spread of COVID-19, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization last week. The governor has already suggested bars, wineries, and pubs close down as well as restaurants cut capacity. Restaurants …

Gov Newsom Calls For Seniors To Isolate, Bars To Close, Restaurants To Limit Capacity

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CALIFORNIA- Governor Newsom today said he is calling for all bars, wineries, pubs, and nightclubs to close and for senior citizens and people with poor health conditions to isolate themselves at home as a means to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. There are over 5.3 million seniors in California. He also called for restaurants to cut their capacity …