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Los Angeles expands COVID-19 testing to all essential workers, regardless of symptoms

Los Angeles will offer coronavirus testing to all essential workers, both with and without symptoms, starting Thursday. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday that asymptomatic health care professionals, grocery store workers, first responders, critical government personnel and other essential workers will now also be able to receive tests for the coronavirus.  Workers should contact their employers to learn how to obtain the priority testing at one of 34 testing sites in the city of LA and LA County, Garcetti said. Read more...

Photo: All essential workers in Los Angeles will be able to receive tests for the coronavirus starting Thursday, even if they are asymptomatic. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)


UCLA joins worldwide #LightItBlue campaign to honor those fighting COVID-19

This post was updated April 18 at 4:11 p.m. UCLA lit up iconic campus buildings Thursday night in the color blue to honor workers fighting COVID-19. Read more...

Photo: Royce Hall and Powell Library were lit up blue Thursday night to show support for healthcare workers, first responders and other essential workers combatting the coronavirus pandemic. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)


All Summer 2020 UCLA orientation programs to be held online

All UCLA orientation programs will be held online this summer in light of the novel coronavirus outbreak.  UCLA New Student & Transition Programs announced Monday that New Student Orientation, New Parent & Family Orientation and the College Summer Institute will be conducted remotely. Read more...

Photo: New Student Orientation, New Parent & Family Orientation and the College Summer Institute will be held online this summer. In the virtual orientation programs, students will still have a New Student Advisor and enroll in fall quarter classes as per usual. (Daily Bruin file photo)



Total confirmed UCLA COVID-19 cases reach 9 after 2 more students test positive

UCLA confirmed Wednesday that there are two new cases of the novel coronavirus in the university community, bringing the total up to nine. Both new cases are students who live in off-campus apartments that are not owned by the university, according to UCLA’s case update page. Read more...

Photo: Two more students in the UCLA community have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases up to nine.


Students may take multiple Pass/No Pass classes in the spring in light of COVID-19

The UCLA Academic Senate will allow undergraduate students to take more than one class on a Pass/No Pass basis for spring quarter in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more...

Photo: Students will now be able to take more than one class on a Pass/No Pass basis for spring quarter in light of the coronavirus outbreak, following a UCLA Academic Senate decision. (Daily Bruin file photo)



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