Data: COVID-19 Is Taking A Heavy Toll On Poor And Non-White Angelenos
Early COVID-19 data from L.A. County health authorities showed a higher rate of deaths and infections among some groups than others, with African Americans especially hard hit.
But the data was limited and, in some ways, surprising: Latinos seemed to make up a smaller percentage of total deaths than seen in other parts of the state and country.
Now, two months into the pandemic, county health officials have a much more detailed picture of the virus's disproportionate effects on some groups. And it's clear that Latinos are among the hardest hit.
READ OUR STORY:
- New LA County Report Gives Most Detailed Picture Yet Of COVID-19's Disproportionate Toll On Poor and Non-White Angelenos
Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage: Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter. To support our non-profit public service journalism: Donate Now.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.