COVID-19

  • Los Angeles Lakers 7 hours ago

    Lakers Assistant Coach Lionel Hollins Considered Too ‘High Risk' to Travel to Orlando

    The Los Angeles Lakers know one person who won’t be part of their 35-person travel party to Orlando, Florida for the restart of the NBA season. Lakers assistant coach Lionel Hollins was determined a “higher-risk individual due to underlying medical conditions,” according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. Broderick Turner of the L.A. Times spoke with an anonymous team...

  • Beach Closures 13 hours ago

    Beaches Close Ahead of Holiday Weekend

    The closures have thrown a wrench into some holiday plans, but officials say the move is necessary to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Patrick Healy reports for NBC LA at 5 p.m. Friday July 3, 2020.

  • Fourth of July 13 hours ago

    List: Beach Closures in SoCal

    Sorry, beachgoers. Looks like you’ll have to make different plans for the Independence Day holiday weekend. The recent rise in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations has led to beach closures to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. This is being done to prevent large gatherings. Here is a list of beach closures in Southern California. Los Angeles County L.A. County...

  • NBA 15 hours ago

    Pacers' Victor Oladipo to Sit Out Restart of Season

    The Indiana Pacers will finish this season without Victor Oladipo after the two-time All-Star decided to sit out because of the risk of re-injuring his right knee. Earlier this week, Oladipo told reporters he was still debating whether to join his teammates in Orlando. “We totally respect and understand Victor’s decision to not play in the restart of the...

  • coronavirus 15 hours ago

    Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR Driver to Test Positive for Coronavirus

    Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, The 44-year-old Johnson is the first driver in any NASCAR series to test positive and the news Friday evening cast a shadow over the historic NASCAR-IndyCar doubleheader races coming up Saturday and Sunday. There was no indication any...

  • MLB 16 hours ago

    MLB Has 38 Positive COVID-19 Tests as Training Resumes; 31 Players and 7 Staff Among 19 Teams

    Thirty-one Major League Baseball players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption of training, a rate of 1.2%. MLB and the players’ association announced the results Friday as teams resumed workouts for the first time since the coronavirus interrupted spring training on March 12, two weeks before the season was to start. Opening day…

  • Angels 16 hours ago

    AL MVP Mike Trout Says He ‘Doesn't Feel Comfortable' About Playing This Year

    Mike Trout rounded third base wearing a white N-95 mask Friday morning as he participated in the Los Angeles Angels first workout of summer camp. The reigning American League MVP is taking every necessary precaution as he ponders whether he will be the lineup when the season begins in three weeks. Trout and his wife, Jessica, are expecting the...

  • Los Angeles Dodgers 16 hours ago

    Who Are Those Masked Men? Dodgers Resume Camp With New Rules

    Clayton Kershaw arrived in Los Angeles for the restart of spring training with the Dodgers and was struck by the sight of people wearing masks while walking their dogs. “It was a little unnerving, for sure,” he said Friday when the team gathered at Dodger Stadium for the first official workout leading up to the start of the season later…

  • California 22 hours ago

    Second Wave of Virus Closures Wallops California Restaurants

    Homayoun Dariyani was training servers and cooks for his soon-to-open gourmet hamburger grill in March when California abruptly shut down dine-in restaurants to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

  • COVID-19 22 hours ago

    Half of People With COVID Don't Know How They Got It — Here's What That Means for You

    A new survey from the Centers for Disease Control found that 54% of people who tested positive for Covid-19 couldn’t pinpoint how they contracted the virus. The remaining 46% of respondents could recall having close contact with a person — commonly a family member or coworker — who was also diagnosed with Covid-19. These findings are “very concerning,” and suggest that...

  • COVID-19 Jul 3

    Advice From a Defense Attorney: Don't Attend a House Party This Weekend

    If you’re throwing a Fourth of July party and plan on inviting anyone outside of those living under your roof, you do so at your own risk. And perhaps the risk of those you invited.  Law enforcement is focused on enforcing the county health order in the public settings, especially this holiday weekend, but private in-home gatherings are still...

  • coronavirus Jul 3

    Map: Watch Coronavirus Cases Spread Across the US

    This interactive map shows the spread of the new coronavirus around the United States since March 1, when there were about 100 cases confirmed around the country. Health officials in China first announced they were treating dozens of cases of an unknown illness on Dec. 31 and reported the first known death from the new coronavirus on Jan. 11. The…

  • coronavirus Jul 3

    Map: Watch the Coronavirus Cases Spread Across the World

    This interactive map shows the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 around the world since late January. Health officials in China first announced they were treating dozens of cases of an unknown illness on Dec. 31 and reported the first known death from the new coronavirus on Jan. 11. The data used to compile this map comes from Johns…

  • coronavirus Jul 3

    How to Catch COVID-19

    How exactly does coronavirus make you sick and what are the riskiest behaviors? Don’t know the answer. Don’t worry, you’re in good company. Our cameras spotted dozens of folks wearing facemasks along the Embarcadero Thursday midday, but few could explain why. “Everybody’s got an opinion and who do you believe?” said San Diego native Arthur Martinez. “I don’t know.”...

  • Los ANgeles Clippers Jul 3

    Clippers Close Practice Facility After Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

    The Los Angeles Clippers are the latest NBA team to have been hit by the coronavirus. Late Thursday evening, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that a staff member who was one of the 35 members of the Clippers organization who was traveling to Orlando, Florida for the resumption of the NBA season, had tested positive for the coronavirus. As a precaution,…

  • Rams Jul 3

    Seven More SoFi Stadium Workers Test Positive For Coronavirus

    SoFi Stadium, the future home of the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers, announced via Twitter on Wednesday that the stadium was 97 percent complete. Less than 24 hours later, it was revealed that seven additional workers at the stadium had tested positive for COVID-19. The L.A. Times was the first to report that seven more construction workers tested positive after…

  • Fourth of July Jul 3

    List: Fourth of July Fireworks Displays in Southern California

    Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect cancellations. Due to the ongoing pandemic, most July 4 events across the area have been canceled. If you’re still looking to catch fireworks, don’t worry. Here is a list of virtual and in-person fireworks displays that are still planned in Southern California. Postponed: ALA July 4th Fireworks Spectacular: Lake Arrowhead...

  • coronavirus Jul 3

    COVID-19 Strikes 5 Top SoCal Gyms, Prompting Call for Disclosure of Cases

    Members and employees at five Southern California branches of Equinox Fitness Clubs have tested positive for COVID-19, but not all members have been told about the infections, according to company emails obtained by the NBC4 I-Team.  “If they’re not transparent, then people are going to be afraid to go back there. It’s all about transparency,” said longtime Equinox member Michael...

  • Paradise Hills Jul 3

    85 COVID-19 Cases Among Residents, Staff of Paradise Hills Nursing Facility

    Nearly half of all residents and nearly two dozen staff members have tested positive for the novel coronavirus at a skilled nursing facility in the Paradise Hills neighborhood of San Diego.

  • coronavirus Jul 3

    Scientists Uncover Long Term Effects of COVID-19, Virus Attacks Vital Organs

    Scientists are starting to learn more about the long-term effects COVID-19 may have on patients as research shows the disease attacks more than just the respiratory system. NBC 7 spoke with the founder of Scripps Research Translational Institute in La Jolla, Dr. Eric Topol, about new COVID-19 developments he uncovered. Turns out after a COVID infection many people have lingering…

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