On Monday, January 11, the University of California system, which includes UCLA, UC Irvine, and eight other campuses, announced plans to return to on-campus face-to-face learning by fall 2021.
The President of the University of California Michael V. Drake, MD, a former Chancellor of UC Irvine, expressed confidence that the COVID-19 vaccine can be introduced to the tools necessary for a nationwide switch back to the personal UC system Education are required.
“Current projections give us hope that our students will have a more normal on-campus experience in the fall.” – UC President Michael V. Drake, MD, on UC’s plans to return system-wide to mostly face-to-face teaching starting in fall 2021. Read more. https://t.co/qghHkKL30T
– UC (@UofCalifornia) January 11, 2021
“As the university continues to monitor the evolution of the pandemic, we are also carefully planning a safe return to classroom teaching,” Drake wrote. “Current forecasts give reason to hope that our students will be able to enjoy a completely normal campus experience in autumn.”
The decision announced on Monday was made by Drake along with 10 other UC Chancellors. The statement suggests that switching back to classroom training by autumn 2021 will be a changing situation.
“Despite dynamic conditions, it is important for the university to communicate its plans as early as possible as it remains flexible and agile to ensure that students and their families are up to date with decisions about enrollment, housing and other aspects of university life “, It says in the declaration of the Chancellor.
As the UC system prepares for the fall shift of 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom has announced a $ 2 billion plan to reopen personal education under a new tiered framework that will be implemented through February.
In December, the City of Hope and UC Irvine unveiled ongoing research and development of several COVID-19 vaccines being conducted in Irvine and across California.
As of January 6, Los Angeles County has received a total of 490,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. At the time of this writing, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported that 151,772 doses had been administered.
In Orange County, the OC COVID-19 Task Force has vaccinated more than 32,000 people from all walks of the Phase 1A population as of December 31. However, the introduction of the vaccine was not without its problems.
Across the state, California Governor Gavin Newsom has announced a $ 2 billion plan to reopen personal education under a new tiered framework that will run through February.
On Sunday, January 10, the Los Angeles county recorded 166 new COVID-19-related deaths with 14,482 COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total to 920,177 total cases.
On Monday, January 11, LA County reported an additional 137 COVID-19-related deaths, with 12,617 new COVID-19 cases. To date, 12,387 people have died of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County.
On Monday, January 11th, Los Angeles County announced plans to convert Dodgers Stadium into a mass vaccination distribution point and expects to deliver more than 10,000 doses per day, according to LA Mayor Eric Garcetti.