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Workplaces are major source of COVID-19 cases, officials say

LOS ANGELES — For the second time in three days, Los Angeles County set a daily record July 16 for new coronavirus cases and announced more than 50 additional deaths, while the county’s top health officer warned that workplaces have become a major source of virus transmission. The county Department of Public Health announced 4,592 Read More…

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WeHo restaurants scramble in wake of governor’s latest order

WEST HOLLYWOOD — Restaurant owners are scrambling to adapt to another closure of indoor dining July 1, imposed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom following a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases that started in mid-June. Restaurants had only reopened their dining rooms for a few weeks when the latest health order came down. Some feared that Read More…

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Coronavirus is now leading cause of death in L.A. County

LOS ANGELES — Nearly 70 more deaths from the coronavirus were reported in Los Angeles County April 23, and at an average of 44 daily fatalities over the past 12 days, it has become the county’s leading cause of death, dwarfing the flu and heart disease. Barbara Ferrer, head of the county Department of Public Read More…