June 21, Updates

Border vaccination plan starts in Baja with US-donated shots 

Baja California has started administering more than 1.3 million Johnson & Johnson single shots donated to Mexico by the U.S. as part of a strategy that could lead to the reopening of the border.

What to know about California’s digital vaccine cards

According to the state technology workers who created it, the digital record is simply a free tool for navigating a world in which you may be asked to show that you’ve been inoculated against COVID-19.

California finally has rules for returning to the office 

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board approved the guidance Thursday, and Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order almost immediately after the decision to allow the revisions to take effect without the typical 10-day waiting period and review by the state Office of Administrative Law.

L.A.’s COVID-19 death rate now lower than Bay Area

In a sign of its dramatic recovery, L.A. County reported about two COVID-19 deaths a day over the past week, down from a peak of 241 in January.