Saturday, April 4

USNS Mercy arrives in Los Angeles to aid local hospitals in coronavirus response

A Navy hospital ship docked in the Port of Los Angeles on Friday morning to assist hospitals in LA County stressed near their limits by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...

Photo: The USNS Mercy docked in the Port of Los Angeles on Friday. The ship will treat patients that have tested negative for the new coronavirus to ease the burden on LA area hospitals during the pandemic. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Gov. Newsom enacts statewide eviction moratorium for those affected by COVID-19

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered a temporary ban on statewide evictions Friday as the state grapples with the spread of the new coronavirus.   The governor’s executive order is in effect until May 31 and comes amid statewide orders to stay at home, practice social distancing and shut down nonessential businesses. Read more...

Photo: California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide moratorium on evictions Friday in response to the impact of the new coronavirus on incomes. The moratorium will be in effect until May 31 and does not preempt local ordinances that go further. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)



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)


UCLA Health increases coronavirus testing capacity as US faces shortage

UCLA Health can now conduct more than 500 COVID-19 tests a day, officials announced Thursday. UCLA Health’s coronavirus testing capacity has more than tripled in a week. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Health facilities can now administer more than 500 tests a day, a threefold increase from the previous week. The tests are conducted across multiple clinics in the UC Health system. (Daily Bruin file photo)