Latest Coronavirus Updates

No Link Found Yet: Auburn Woman Warns She Saw Grandfather's Aid Die After COVID VaccineDespite the cause of death being investigated following a person's death hours after receiving the vaccine, there are questions from the community on the safety of the shot. An Auburn woman says she witnessed the tragedy first hand.
US Surpasses 25 Million COVID Cases – Now It's A Race Between Vaccines And VariantsIt took just over a year for the United States to go from one to 25 million coronavirus infections.
Age May Be Priority Above All For California COVID VaccinationsAdvocates for farmworkers, teachers, grocery store clerks and other essential workers are worried they will have to wait until this summer to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as California considers giving priority to older residents.
Agencies Investigating Cause Of Death Of Person Who Died Hours After Receiving Vaccine, Placer Sheriff SaysMultiple agencies are investigating the cause of death of an individual who died Thursday hours after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, the Placer County Sheriff's Office announced on Saturday.
COVID Daily Update: California Reports 23,024 New Cases, 764 Additional DeathsThe California Department of Public Health reported 47,189 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday, which is a 1.2% increase from Thursday. There were also 585 more deaths reported, which is a 2.3% increase from Thursday.
Suspicious Surge In California Unemployment Claims Raises ConcernsCalifornia is reporting a surge in coronavirus unemployment claims last week for independent contractors, gig workers and the self-employed, and the tens of thousands of claims are raising renewed concerns about widespread fraud.
Neighboring Counties Still Facing Vaccine Distribution DelaysLow supply and high demand are problems health leaders in the area continue to face as the vaccine shortage becomes a reality.
'Will Make A Big Difference': Mass Vaccination Clinic Held In TurlockA mass vaccination clinic temporarily suspended this week was back on track in Turlock on Thursday – and for those in line, the doses could not be delivered fast enough.
New Study Ranks California Among Least Safest States During COVID-19A new study has found that California is among the least safest states during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sacramento Kings’ Monday Game Against Grizzlies Pushed Back Due To COVID-19The Memphis Grizzlies are the latest NBA team that will have a coronavirus-related extended break from games, after the league announced Thursday that their next three contests will be postponed because of a lack of available players.
Adopt A Neighbor Campaign Aims To Help Seniors Get VaccinatedSeniors may be some of the first in line to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but just making the appointment can be a difficult task when a lot is done through a patient portal online.
California: OK To Use Moderna Vaccine After Illness ReportsCalifornia says it’s safe to resume using a batch of coronavirus vaccine after some people fell ill and a halt to injections was recommended.
California's Vaccine Hopes Pinned On Biden AdministrationCalifornia reported its second-highest number of COVID-19 deaths Wednesday but also a dip in hospitalizations below 20,000 for the first time since Dec. 27.
California Audit: More Virus Money Should Have Gone To Small CountiesCalifornia should have spent more money helping its smaller counties battle the coronavirus, state Auditor Elaine Howle said Tuesday, criticizing Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration for favoring places with big populations despite data showing the needs of rural areas “were at least the same if not greater.”
NBA Players Could Assist With COVID-19 Vaccination AdvocacyNBA players could help expedite the vaccine rollout by setting an example. 
'Bad Batch' Of Moderna Vaccines Pulled From Distribution, Putting Counties Further BehindSix people who got the Moderna coronavirus vaccine at a mass vaccination site went into shock, now state health leaders are warning about the potential of an allergic reaction.
California Urges Stop To 300K COVID-19 Vaccines After Some Fall IllCalifornia's state epidemiologist is urging a halt to more than 300,000 coronavirus vaccinations using a Moderna vaccine version because some people received medical treatment for possible severe allergic reactions.
California Becomes First State To Record 3 Million COVID-19 CasesCalifornia has become the first state in the nation to record more than 3 million Covid-19 cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University and the Covid Tracking Project.
California Closes In On 3 Million COVID CasesCalifornia is closing in on 3 million coronavirus cases as the state tries to smooth the rocky rollout of vaccines during a continuing spike in COVID-19 deaths.
Vaccine Distribution Disparity Causing Confusion About Who Can Get COVID Vaccine And WhenVaccine confusion is setting in as distribution varies from one county and hospital to the next.  That's causing frustration among patients when answers change depending on who you ask.
California Reporting 525 COVID-Related Deaths Every DayMore Californians than ever are dying from the coronavirus -- a knee-buckling 525 every day — and with the number expected to keep climbing state officials said Friday they are sending more refrigerated trailers to act as makeshift morgues for overwhelmed county coroner’s offices.
California Leaders Push Vaccinations Despite Limited SupplyCalifornia's governor and the mayor of Los Angeles triumphantly touted Dodger Stadium on Friday as a new mass coronavirus vaccination site capable of administering 12,000 shots a day, despite acknowledging they had no idea how many vaccines the state can expect to get from the federal government.
WATCH: Retired CBS13 Anchor, Local TV Legend Stan Atkinson Gets COVID-19 VaccineHe dodged a bullet in Cambodia, so a little vaccine shot couldn’t scare local TV legend Stan Atkinson.
Oakdale Hospital Offering $300 To Employees Who Get VaccinatedAn Oakdale hospital is offering $300 incentives to workers with documentation showing they got the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
California Urged To Move Inmates To Front Of Coronavirus Vaccine Line
Sheriff Scott Jones Asks Governor To Allow Officers To Get COVID Vaccine Ahead Of Possible ProtestsThe Sacramento County Sheriff wants Gov. Gavin Newsom to allow law enforcement to get vaccines ahead of possible protests. 
What Is Causing California's Slow Vaccine Rollout?California's slow vaccine rollout is now notorious to neighbors waiting in line at Cal Expo where a mass vaccine site is open, but not for everyone.
‘I Don’t Care How Long I Have To Stay In Line’: Clinics See Big Response After California Opens Vaccines To People 65 And OlderThe state’s last-minute announcement yesterday to open up vaccination to those 65 and older spread quickly across the region.
County Health Leaders Raise Red Flags About Lack Of Vaccine Doses After Access ExpandedCounty health departments are raising red flags about the state’s decision to expand vaccine access to anyone 65 years or older.