Two days after the release of a new public health order that reopened more businesses in Los Angeles County, health officials confirmed 17 new deaths related to COVID-19 and 1,003 new cases.
That brings the total deaths in the county to 2,907 and total cases to 73,018. There currently are 1,383 people; 30% in the ICU and 20% of them are on ventilators. In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, guest host Kyle Stokes speaks with Kimberly Shriner, M.D., infectious disease specialist at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena.
Today’s topics include:
The latest in LA County
Officials: CA coronavirus surge tied to increase in testing
Will first COVID-19 vaccines prevent infection?
How did two infected hair stylists prevent transmission to 140 clients?
Coronavirus survivors find support groups important
Passengers with COVID-19 flew to LAX without warning to public
Beijing attempts to contact trace, contain spread
With files from LAist
Kimberly Shriner, M.D., infectious disease specialist at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena