One Year On: The Impact Of COVID-19 In San Diego
This week marks one year since California was placed under a stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The global COVID-19 pandemic up-ended everyone's lives. In California alone, more than three and a half million people have contracted the virus and more than 50,000 people have died.
Now, with vaccines becoming more readily available, hope is on the horizon. In this series, KPBS takes a look at the impact of the virus on our communities and where we go from here.
- Pandemic Life: Looking Back On A Year Of COVID-19 Lockdowns Reporter Matt Hoffman takes us through the progression of change — from the first coronavirus case in San Diego, to lock down measures, testing and other pivotal moments. Read the story →
- Pandemic Life: San Diegan's Share Their Future Hopes KPBS assistant news producer Emilyn Mohebbi talks to San Diegans about what they are looking forward to most as restrictions are lifted. Read the story →
- Pandemic Life: The Impact On Health Care In San Diego County Reporter John Carroll reflects on how the pandemic put a strain on health care in San Diego County, pushing systems to their limits. Read the story →
- Pandemic Life: A Crippling Year For San Diego County’s Small Businesses Investigative Reporter Claire Trageser analyzes loan data to see how some businesses survived the pandemic while others didn't. Read the story →
- Pandemic Life: How COVID-19 Is Changing San Diego’s Transportation Planning Metro Reporter Andrew Bowen examines the effects the pandemic had on transportation in both the short term and the long term. Read the story →
- Pandemic Life: Students, Experts Reflect On A Year Of Online Education Education Reporter Joe Hong looks at the challenges teachers, students and parents faced trying to educate kids remotely. Read the story →