Skip to main content

LATEST UPDATES: Tracking COVID-19 (coronavirus)

San Diego News

Tease photo for Live Blog: San Diego County Reports 3...

Live Blog: San Diego County Reports 3 Percent Positive Rate With 145 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 New Deaths

May 30
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest updates about the coronavirus pandemic.

Members of the Racial Justice Coalition of San ...

Caravan Protest Held In Point Loma To Demand Justice For George Floyd

May 30
By City News Service, KPBS Staff

Some of the estimated 75 cars carried signs posted on windows saying "Black Lives Matter" and "I can't breathe." One car had "George" painted on its side.

Christa Jones, a nurse in the Sharp Grossmont H...

Hypertension Continues To Be Top Underlying Health Condition Among Local COVID-19 Deaths

May 30
By Tarryn Mento

Federal statistics show nearly half of the nation's adults have high blood pressure and most are not adequately addressing it.

Cooler, breezier weather on Saturday, May 30, 2...

Breezy, Cool Weather Felt Across San Diego County Saturday

May 30
By City News Service

Breezy and cooler weather expected through Saturday, with warming trends beginning Sunday.

Coronavirus testing is offered in the parking l...

Trust Barriers Pose Challenge For Coronavirus Testing, Tracing Among Black And Latino Californians

May 30
Ana B. Ibarra/CalMatters

Public health leaders try to tailor their response in California's communities of color, where the pandemic has been devastating.

Members of the Racial Justice Coalition of San ...

San Diego Racial Justice Group Gets Zoom Bombed While Calling For End To Neck Restraints

May 29
By John Carroll

The Racial Justice Coalition's virtual news conference was suddenly interrupted by racist comments.

Mayor Kevin Faulconer at the May 29, 2020, news...

San Diego Mayor Condemns Minneapolis Officers Over Police Custody Death

May 29
By City News Service

Faulconer began his daily news conference, which has typically provided updates on the region's COVID-19 situation, by calling George Floyd's death "a tragedy" and saying he stood with the San Diego Police Department in condemning the officers' actions "in the strongest possible terms."

Tease photo for Chicano Park Mural Remembers Anastasi...

Chicano Park Mural Remembers Anastasio Hernandez Rojas

May 29
By Beth Accomando

Ten years ago San Diego resident Anastasio Hernandez Rojas was brutally beaten and shot with a Taser by border agents at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. He died two days later. Now a mural at Chicano Park pays tribute to his memory and to the continued battle for justice.

The San Diego International Airport is shown at...

Business Report: Summer Travel Season Shaken By COVID-19

May 29
By Bennett Lacy

Major job cuts hit businesses at the heart of the travel industry, and regional destinations like theme parks and casinos prepare to slowly reopen in the coming weeks.

Aerial view of the San Diego County Fair at the...

Del Mar Fairgrounds Asks Public To Write Politicians For COVID-19 Funds

May 29
By City News Service

The 22nd District Agricultural Association, which runs the fairgrounds, asked Gov. Gavin Newsom earlier this month to allocate $20 million of the state's portion of the economic aid package approved by Congress in March to assist government agencies as part of COVID-19 relief.

Older Stories ›