The individual found to have contracted the virus is a male, who recently spent time in Los Angeles County but has travelled to OR, where he is now in quarantine.
The South Coast AQMD therefore issued an emergency order on Sunday, which lifts the limitations on crematoriums for at least the next 10 days in order to help with the backlog of bodies filling up mortuaries and hospital morgues due to deaths caused by the Wuhan virus.
14,669 new cases were added on Saturday, taking the total for Los Angeles County up to 1,003,923 cases. One person dies from the coronavirus in the county every six minutes, reports say, with more than 13,800 people having died since the beginning of the pandemic. "We are in the midst of a public health emergency so please do everything you can to protect yourselves and those you love", Ferrer finished. Business Insider reports hospitals were running out of oxygen and that a coffin manufacturer was struggling with a wood shortage because of increased demand.
The emergency order, which took effect on January 17, lasts for ten days but can be extended if needed.
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"The current rate of death is more than double that of pre-pandemic years, leading to hospitals, funeral homes, and crematoriums exceeding capacity without the ability to process the backlog of cases", officials said.
First Official Samsung Galaxy S21 Photo Leaks
The co-founder of the Philadelphia Film Critics Circle, Stephen lives in suburban Philadelphia with his wife and two sons. Samsung will unveil all three devices on January 14 at a Galaxy UNPACKED event - probably another live-streamed one.
HOF pitcher, longtime broadcaster Don Sutton dies at 75
A 300-game victor who was a four-time All-Star, Don brought an unmatched knowledge of the game and his sharp wit to his calls. The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, said Don Sutton died of cancer at his home in Rancho Mirage, California.
BC health officials announce 465 new COVID-19 cases
This is the second such fine for the church, which was previously issued a violation ticket in December for the same reason. It brings the cumulative number of known cases in Ireland to 176,839 while the country's death toll now stands at 2,708.
Real Madrid agree four-year deal to sign David Alaba
Bayern had said a new contract was offered to Alaba at the start of the season, but they took the deal off the table in November. The Bayern talisman's father told Sport 1 : "A decision has not yet been made and David has not yet signed with Real.