L.A. County Coronavirus Saturday Report: 2 New Cases Confirmed Of New UK Variant, Total Cases Continue To Drop

The Los Angeles Department of Public Health has confirmed two additional cases of the UK variant of COVID-19, totaling 14 total cases in LA County. The new variant, classified as B.1.1.7, is known to be more contagious than the Wuhan strain of COVID-19. Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer urges even more caution with the…Continue Reading

With 46 cases, Florida has more instances of UK COVID-19 variant than any other state

Coronavirus information signs are displayed in a bus stop in London, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, during England’s third national lockdown since the coronavirus outbreak began. The U.K. is under an indefinite national lockdown to curb the spread of the new variant, with nonessential shops, gyms and hairdressers closed, most people working from home and schools…Continue Reading

Coronavirus cases in Israel are finally beginning to decline from record highs after it vaccinated 27% of its population

Israel has vaccinated approximately 27% of its citizens — about 2.43 million people of its population of 9 million.  More than 550,000 people in the country have already had COVID-19, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Israel is nowhere near COVID-19 free, but both the seven-day and three-day moving averages of new cases have…Continue Reading

Have COVID-19 cases turned a corner

A small reduction in COVID-19 cases across some parts of the UK should not be used as an excuse to lift lockdown or reduce adherence to the rules, an expert scientist has told Sky News.Dr Andrew Preston, an infectious diseases microbiologist at the University of Bath, warned that lifting restrictions on the basis of cases…Continue Reading