More White House staffers test positive for COVID-19

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By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

Dozens of White House staffers, Trump campaigners, Republican lawmakers and others are testing positive for the coronavirus. The president, who has been in treatment for COVID-19, said via Twitter that he expects to leave Walter Reed National Military Medical Center tonight. — L.A. Times

Hospitalizations in L.A. County are down to their lowest levels since April. L.A. County Department of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer pointed to the Washington, D.C. outbreak among politicians as a cautionary tale for Angelenos as to how quickly the virus can spread without proper social-distancing and mask-wearing. — KTLALAist

A recent study found that 17% of families in South L.A., Watts and Boyle Heights have no internet at home, complicating matters for students attempting distance-learning. — ABC Los Angeles

Pre-K through second-grade schools in L.A. County will be allowed to apply for a reopening waiver, and indoor malls and card rooms are set to reopen this week. — ABC Los Angeles

The state may release reopening guidelines for theme parks, concerts and sporting events as soon as this week, according to a spokesperson for the governor. — ABC San Diego

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