KTLA 5: “CA could run out of ICU beds by Christmas due to COVID-19, prompting Newsom to mull stay-at-home orders”
As COVID-19 cases continue to increase amidst the beginning of the holiday season, California regulations have tightened in hopes of slowing the spread. Record cases come with record hospitalizations, and predictions suggest that CA ICUs will be over capacity by Christmas Eve. Health officials expect a greater surge following the Thanksgiving holiday due to gatherings, despite warnings from health officials not to travel or meet people from other households. As a result, Los Angeles banned gatherings altogether and continues to tighten their restrictions as cases in the county surge. To read the full article, click here. To learn more about COVID-19, click here.