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California could overtake New York in coronavirus cases this week

With coronavirus cases nearing 400,000 on Monday, California appears on track to surpass New York as the state with the most coronavirus infections, a sobering milestone for a region that led the country in aggressive shelter-in-place measures and helped dampen the spread of the virus this spring. After the easing of restrictions last month came […]

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Comparing outbreaks in Northern, Southern California

Cut California in half and you’re still left with two of five largest remaining states. You’re also left with two distinct coronavirus outbreaks — one that has been raging for months and another that is just catching up. The state added another 9,088 cases Wednesday, according to data compiled by this news organization, raising its […]

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California hits record 11,000 daily cases amid coronavirus surge | US news

California recorded its largest number of coronavirus infections in a single day on Tuesday, amid efforts to halt reopening statewide. The state tallied 11,126 cases, the highest number since the pandemic began. The number of positive cases has increased 3.3% in the past seven days and 47.2% in the past 14 days, according to state […]

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Why You May Not Be Able to Get a Coronavirus Test in California

Good morning. (This article is part of the California Today newsletter. Sign up here to receive it by email.) Californians who don’t have symptoms of Covid-19 will probably have a harder time getting tested for the coronavirus, according to new, stricter guidelines state officials unveiled on Tuesday. “It is critical we continue to be deliberate […]

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California orders new closures as U.S. retreat from coronavirus reopenings accelerates

The decision was the latest indication that America’s summer surge remains in full swing, and that policymakers are being forced to retreat from promises made in May and June of a respite from coronavirus-mandated shutdowns. There were ample indications Monday that the pandemic will continue to severely disrupt life in the United States for months […]

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Deaths, hospitalizations, cases hit new highs in California

More counties in California are being monitored by the state health department now than are not, as the coronavirus crisis continued to spread in nearly every corner of state over the weekend. On both days this weekend, California reported more than 6,000 new cases – 6,992 Saturday and 6,177 Sunday, higher than any previous weekend […]

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Coronavirus in San Diego and California: Latest updates and news

Real-time updates and developments around the coronavirus outbreak and how it is affecting San Diego as we work to separate facts from fear. SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — Key COVID-19 facts in San Diego and California: July 9 Total San Diego COVID-19 cases cross 18K as daily count exceeds 500 again San Diego […]

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California coronavirus deaths surge to record high

California recorded its deadliest day of the coronavirus pandemic Wednesday, providing a grim answer to the question of whether the death toll from COVID-19 would rise amid the wave of new cases that has followed moves to lift lockdown orders and restart the state’s stalled economy. Public health officials across California reported 151 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, far surpassing […]

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California sues Betsy DeVos over rule steering coronavirus aid to private schools

Credit: U.S. Department of Education / Flickr U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, right. Credit: U.S. Department of Education / Flickr U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, right. California is leading a multi-state lawsuit challenging U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ ruling that orders states to share federal coronavirus relief with private schools. Attorney General […]

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California breaks record with more than 9,000 new coronavirus cases in a day

California recorded more than 9,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, a record-breaking daily count as the outbreak continues to surge across the state. County public health departments recorded 9,018 new cases by Tuesday evening, with some still yet to report, bringing the total to 283,750 statewide. The previous record was set on Monday with 8,638 […]

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