COVID-19 cases have forced Tijuana into the most restrictive tier
Surging COVID-19 cases have forced Tijuana into the most restrictive tier before Christmas. The city has shut down, Schools, gyms, spas, museums, pools, movie theaters, churches, and amusement parks have all been closed and hospital capacities are maxed out. They will remain in the most restrictive tier until at least December 20th. Meanwhile, the FDA advisory panel has endorsed the use of the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine as of yesterday. Shots could begin within days, depending on how quickly the FDA signs off. However, some people who received the vaccine in the UK earlier this week did have allergic reactions to it. Pfizer has said it will have about 25 million doses of the two-shot vaccine for the U.S. by the end of December. But initial supplies will be limited and reserved primarily for health care workers and nursing home residents.
The Oceanside Unified School District voted yesterday to return students to all-online learning to prevent any coronavirus outbreaks.Starting Monday, all elementary schools in the district will move to distance learning. The district said they will delay returning to in-person classes until San Diego County goes back to the "red tier." No changes were announced regarding the scheduled return to in-person class for middle and high school students in January.
Todd Gloria was sworn in as San Diego’s 37th Mayor yesterday morning, making him the first openly LGBTQ person and first person of color to hold the office in our city’s history. During his speech he said, San Diego is a place where “anything is possible. A city where a Native American, Filipino, Puerto Rican, Dutch gay guy just became your mayor.”
Yesterday was our iHeartRady Children’s giveathon and in total San Diego, you raised $488, 731 dollars!