LA County breaks 4-Day spike in COVID-19 cases

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By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

Hundreds of Lakers fans took to the streets of downtown L.A. last night to celebrate the team’s 17th NBA championship win, despite Mayor Eric Garcetti’s plea asking Angelenos to stay home. — Los AngelenoYahoo Sports

L.A. County reported 971 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, ending a four-day streak of daily cases exceeding 1,200. To progress to the state’s less-restrictive reopening tier, the county must maintain an average of 700 or fewer cases per day. — NBC Los Angeles

Forty-one children in L.A. County have been diagnosed with a rare and possibly deadly coronavirus-related symptom, and 70% of these children are Latino. — L.A. Times

In the early days of the pandemic, inmates at a women’s prison were made to sew thousands of face masks a day for pennies an hour, all while having little protection from imminent outbreaks themselves. — L.A. Times

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Rob Hyde pets his dog Arthur in Elysian Park. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.

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