LA County stays on track to move to less restrictive COVID-19 tier

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By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

In L.A. County, 92% of those who have died from COVID-19 had underlying health conditions, and nearly 70% of cases affected people who are under 50 years old. — CBS Los Angeles

According to public health director Barbara Ferrer, the county’s numbers across all COVID-19 tracking categories have been declining for the past six weeks. If a Labor Day surge doesn’t take place, L.A. could progress to the state’s less restrictive red tier in October. — ABC Los Angeles

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Have you gotten your flu shot? Health officials are encouraging Angelenos to get their shot to avoid overburdening hospitals with flu and COVID-19 cases simultaneously. — ABC Los Angeles

Desks nestled in gardens, individually-ventilated glass studios, alfresco conference rooms: the COVID-19-aware architecture of Second Home in L.A. may be the future of co-working spaces. — L.A. Times

Full coverage: A person stops for a photo while wearing a face covering, sunglasses and a hat. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.

This article first appeared on Los Angeleno and is shared with their permission in partnership with the Los Angeles Wave. You can subscribe for news and features from Los Angeleno here.

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