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L.A. County Starts to Move Rapidly into Economic Recovery; COVID-19 Related Death Rate Remains the Same
May 27, 2020
Wednesday, May 27, will mark the day retail stores across L.A. are available for indoor shopping since coronavirus took hold of the city. Permitted activities now include the gathering of faith-based services, all retail including those located in-doors can operate at 50% capacity. Dr. Ferrer provided the latest numbers surrounding coronavirus. As of Wednesday, May 27, there were 53 additional deaths, 35 of these individuals were between the ages of 65 and over. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Confirms L.A. Will Not be on Lockdown for Three More Months Due to COVID-19
May 13, 2020
Wednesday, May 13, Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti clarified what the Safer at Home order Extension means for the livelihood of each Angeleno. Mayor Garcetti explained massive amounts of people reached out to him concerned about the initiative. Garcetti broke down the new directive to a digestible size and shared the data supporting the future movements in recovery for Los Angeles. ... read more »
New Safer at Home Order Issued; Director of Public Health Clarifies COVID-19 Recovery Misconceptions
May 13, 2020
Wednesday, May 13, The L.A. Emergency Operation Center clarified what the Safer at Home extension means for the residents of Los Angeles. Dr. Ferrer cleared the air of what was said yesterday and shared the latest statistics developed by the current test results of COVID-19. ... read more »
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L.A. Mayor Looks to Take Community ‘Behind the Scenes’ of Test Processing and COVID-19 Data Research
May 11, 2020
Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti provided new information surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, as of Monday, May 11, businesses continue to open for curbside pickup service. Mayor Garcetti expressed what this means for the health of the Angeleno economy and how it can possibly obstruct the progress seen in flattening the curve. The goal is finding the balance, between preventing the spread of COVID-19 and building the economy. The Mayor of Los Angeles shared the numbers behind the current effects of coronavirus, Garcetti stressed the importance in economic stability and overall health of the city. ... read more »
Stores Not Adhering to COVID-19 Health Officer Orders Over the Weekend; 162 out of 410 Were in Violation
May 11, 2020
Last weekend, Los Angeles slowly opened specific sectors of stores for the first time since March. Mother’s Day weekend embarked on new territory for the City of Los Angeles; as of May 8, thousands of businesses opened for curbside service. L.A. looked to their elected officials to guide the following steps into recovery. The effects will come to light in the following weeks. Monday, May 11 L.A. County shared their updated news surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, they clarified what future moves will be taken into economic recovery. Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer disclosed statistics surrounding the positive cases and COVID-19 related death rates within the Los Angeles region. The city is still far from uplifting all the Safer at Home Order directives, but public officials share their deliberations with the community about future steps in relaxing a few details in the Safer at Home Order. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Relies on Business Experts to Map Out Safety Guidelines for each Industry During Recovery Stage
May 8, 2020
Friday, May 8, The Los Angeles City Mayor relished in the first day towards economic recovery. Certain approved businesses are now available for curbside pickup. The Mayor stressed the importance to shop locally, brick-and-mortars will benefit from the monetary support and ultimately grow the city’s economy. Eric Garcetti provided more information about the future of L.A., post pandemic. He addressed pressing concerns behind the impact of the Safer at Home Order, and how a gradual approach to open Los Angeles will save more Angeleno lives than a rapid reaction. The City is still in critical condition, the average death rate due to COVID-19 is 45 deaths per day, Mayor Eric Garcetti reviewed the safety measure protocols that are in place to keep flattening the curve. ... read more »
L.A. County’s First Step into Recovery; Thousands of Businesses Open for Curbside Pickup
May 8, 2020
Friday, May 8, marks the first step for a new economic reality. Thousands of non-essential local businesses opened today for the first time since the Safer at Home Order, that began in March. As of May 8, Florists, car dealers, places that sell toys, books, clothing, sporting goods, and music stores can be open for curbside pickup service. The Los Angeles County reiterated the critical safety measures that must be taken during this time. The Director of Public Health shared the latest statistics surrounding COVID-19 in L.A. County. The public officials are still constructing a plan for a gradual recovery, as new information surfaces about coronavirus. ... read more »
L.A. Board of Supervisors look to create “Action Plan” to Re-open local Economy; COVID-19 Death Rate Still Rising in African American Communities
April 27, 2020
The relationship with coronavirus death rates and race and ethnicity were disclosed. For the 865 people who passed away and the race information was collected 14% were African American, 18% were Asian, 1% were Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 37% were LatinX, 28% were white, and 1% identified who passed away, were from a different race or ethnicity. The disproportionate death rate within the African American and Asian communities were acknowledged. Through a pro-rated formula, the health department determined that African Americans have the highest COVID-19 related death rate than all other races. An in-depth study presented those who lived below the poverty line, had three times the rate of death from COVID-19. ... read more »
Coronavirus related death-rate has doubled every eight days: Los Angeles City Mayor Shares Importance of Staying inside as Temperatures Rise in L.A.
April 24, 2020
Friday, April 24. Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the latest information surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak in L.A. The County of Los Angeles in partnership with the Mayor, outline steps towards the pathway to recovery. Mayor Garcetti addressed the suffering of Angelenos due to COVID-19. ... read more »
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