LA County qualifies to transition to less restrictive state reopening tier

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By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

L.A. County has met the data thresholds required to move from the state’s purple reopening tier to the red tier. If it maintains its current COVID-19 data for two weeks, the county will qualify for the red tier. However, a recent uptick in cases, hospitalizations and the transmission rate may delay reopening. — CBS Los AngelesL.A. Times

Young adults in their 20s now account for the largest age group of Americans with COVID-19, according to a new CDC study. — L.A. Times

SoCalGas launched a COVID-19 recovery program that provides grants of $1,000-$5,000 to Black-owned restaurants in L.A. County and the Inland Empire. — CBS Los Angeles

Luxe Rodeo Drive is the first L.A. hotel to close permanently due to the coronavirus. — Eater Los Angeles

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To best avoid infection, the World Health Organization says to avoid enclosed spaces with poor circulation. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.

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