COVID-19 Pandemic - Los Angeles Times

COVID-19 Pandemic



L.A. County reported more encouraging signs that the Omicron wave may be past its peak, though the coronavirus is still circulating widely.

A federal judge in Texas issues an injunction barring enforcement of President Biden’s order that federal workers be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Russians are urged to get COVID vaccine boosters as Moscow reported a record 15,987 new coronavirus cases Friday.

The coronavirus surge, caused by the Omicron variant, may be declining in some parts of the country, according to White House officials Friday.

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The latest totals, where new cases are concentrated, testing numbers, demographcics, nursing homes and California state and county data in context compared to other states.

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Some 1,134 LAPD employees are at home sick or quarantining, up 42% from early last week. The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department had 874 personnel at home.