The U.S. is now averaging over 200,000 new COVID cases daily.
The actor had been with the series since it premiered.
Steele apologized for her comments on Tuesday.
The comedian said earlier this year he had been fully vaccinated.
“She should be thinking twice about propagating information that really has no basis,” the minister says.
White shared the news in an interview with VLAD TV.
“To put it bluntly, we are facing a surge of COVID-19 here in Los Angeles once again,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said.