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Coronavirus cases are doubling every four days, officials say

LOS ANGELES — The reported number of coronavirus cases is increasing so rapidly in Los Angeles County that Mayor Eric Garcetti said, “They are now doubling every four days.”   On April 1, there were 513 new cases reported in one day, bringing the total to 3,518 coronavirus cases in Los Angeles County. There were Read More…

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Convention center turned into federal field hospital

LOS ANGELES — Hospitals across the area are making plans for an anticipated surge in coronavirus cases in the coming weeks, county officials said March 30.  The Los Angeles Convention Center has been set up as a federal field hospital, with California National Guard members helping to prepare the facility over the weekend. Los Angeles Read More…

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County coronavirus cases increase overnight by 400

LOS ANGELES — The coronavirus death toll in Los Angeles County nearly doubled March 26, reaching a total of 21, while another 421 cases were confirmed, a sharp rise the county’s health director attributed to a significant increase in testing while warning the illness is spreading across the area. Dr. Barbara Ferrer, head of the Read More…