Yesterday, L.A. County reported 9,243 new COVID-19 cases and 75 related deaths. Currently, the county has 1,096 hospital beds and 129 intensive care unit beds available. The first child in L.A. has died from the coronavirus-linked multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. — CBS Los Angeles
You can order a free at-home COVID-19 testing kit to avoid visiting a testing center in person through Jan. 15, 2021. — KTLA
‘hindsight is 2020’ will forever ring differently
— DR. anthony c. ocampo, ph.d. 🇵🇭🏳️🌈 (@anthonyocampo) December 10, 2020
Though they were initially closed as part of the stay-at-home order, playgrounds are now open. — L.A. Times
Starting today, you can opt in to use California’s COVID-19 exposure app, CA Notify, which tracks a user’s possible exposure to the virus. — KRON
For L.A. restaurant owners, the current ban on outdoor dining is far more difficult to deal with than the initial shutdown earlier in the year. Some are openly defying the order, while others are urging lawmakers to reconsider the restriction. — Eater Los Angeles
As COVID-19 hospitalizations in Orange County reach a high, hospitals were directed Thursday to implement surge plans and cancel elective surgeries in response to a "crisis" situation that could cause the emergency medical system to "collapse." https://t.co/9vCGd78ejU
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) December 10, 2020
L.A. County is suspending some parking fines in light of current stay-at-home restrictions. — L.A. Times
Agustina Canamero, 81, and Pascual Perez, 84, hug and kiss through a plastic film screen to avoid contracting the coronavirus at a nursing home in Barcelona, Spain.
— The Associated Press (@AP) December 10, 2020
Customers inside a laundromat in Echo Park wear masks to protect them against COVID-19. Photo by Jose Tobar.