LA County Sees Slight Drop in COVID Hospitalizations – NBC Los Angeles

LA County Sees Slight Drop in COVID Hospitalizations – NBC Los Angeles

The number of coronavirus patients at Los Angeles County hospitals has dropped below 400 after reaching its highest number since March, according to the latest state data out Sunday. There were 385 COVID-positive patients at county hospitals, down from 402 on Saturday. Of those patients, 49 were being treated in intensive care, up from 44 … Read more

US Sees Risk of COVID Supply Rationing Without More Funds – NBC New York

US Sees Risk of COVID Supply Rationing Without More Funds – NBC New York

The White House is planning for “dire” contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments this fall if Congress doesn’t approve more money for fighting COVID-19. In public comments and private meetings on Capitol Hill, Dr. Ashish Jha, the White House coronavirus coordinator, has painted a dark picture in which the US could … Read more

Judge blocks Biden administration from lifting public health order used to quickly expel migrants | Texas News | San Antonio

Judge blocks Biden administration from lifting public health order used to quickly expel migrants |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Pu Ying Huang nternational travelers presented their IDs and vaccination cards on Nov. 9, 2021, before crossing the pedestrian bridge into downtown Laredo. A Louisiana federal judge on Friday blocked the Biden administration’s efforts to lift Title 42, a federal health order that has been used to quickly deport … Read more

CDC Guidelines Advise Masks for Most – NBC New York

CDC Guidelines Advise Masks for Most – NBC New York

Well, the entire state of New York didn’t end up losing all of its green in the CDC’s latest COVID community risk level update, despite topping 11,000 new cases in a day Thursday for the first time since January. But all of New York City turned orange, reflecting the highest threat scenario of the federal … Read more

Judge–NBC New York

Judge–NBC New York

Pandemic-related restrictions on migrants seeking asylum on the southern border must continue, a judge ruled Friday in an order blocking the Biden administration’s plan to lift them early next week. The ruling is just the latest instance of a court derailing the president’s proposed immigration policies along the US border with Mexico. https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/22026725-08916815630 The Justice … Read more

The US census estimates it missed more than a half-million Texans during 2020 count | Texas News | San Antonio

The US census estimates it missed more than a half-million Texans during 2020 count |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Annie Mulligan Glenda Joe, center, encourages students to help their parents fill out the 2020 census during a Make Youth Count meeting on Feb. 15, 2020. The census, taken during a year of COVID-19 challenges, is estimated to have undercounted 559,593 residents in a post-count analysis by the US … Read more

CDC COVID Map Puts All NYC at High Risk – NBC New York

CDC COVID Map Puts All NYC at High Risk – NBC New York

Well, the entire state of New York didn’t end up losing all of its green in the CDC’s latest COVID community risk level update, despite topping 11,000 new cases in a day Thursday for the first time since January. But all of New York City turned orange, reflecting the highest threat scenario of the federal … Read more

LA County Downgraded to ‘Medium’ COVID Risk Level – NBC Los Angeles

LA County Downgraded to ‘Medium’ COVID Risk Level – NBC Los Angeles

Rising case numbers and hospitalizations mean a downgrade in Los Angeles County’s COVID community transmission risk category from “low” to “medium.” County Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced the change during a briefing Thursday, when LA County reported 4,725 new cases The change was expected after more than 4,300 new COVID cases were reported Wednesday … Read more

Hospitalizations Near 3,000 as New Variant Sweeps Nation – NBC New York

Hospitalizations Near 3,000 as New Variant Sweeps Nation – NBC New York

New York state COVID hospitalizations are now nearing 3,000, more than doubling in the last month as an omicron subvariant believed to be the most transmissible strain yet fuels soaring infection rates across the country, health department data shows. The statewide admission total stands at 2,705 as of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s latest report, the highest … Read more

MTA ridership continues pandemic rebound, agency launches DineAWAY campaign to help restaurants

MTA ridership continues pandemic rebound, agency launches DineAWAY campaign to help restaurants

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — While still not at pre-pandemic levels, subway ridership continues to set new high watermarks in the push to return to normalcy. Subway ridership on Wednesday topped 3.6 million, breaking a previous record set just the day before on May 17, of 3.535 million. Additionally, on Tuesday, May 17, pandemic-era ridership … Read more