By Emily Jo Wharry, Contributing Writer
LA County's estimated #COVID19 transmission rate remains below 1, which means new cases expected to decline over time. It's estimated about 1 in 1,060 residents currently infectious to others and that about 1 in 7 residents have had COVID-19. https://t.co/wwaT2flgaO @KNX1070
— Claudia Peschiutta (@ReporterClaudia) September 16, 2020
The symptoms of wildfire smoke inhalation — coughing, a sore throat, trouble breathing — can appear similar to those of COVID-19, making it difficult for physicians on the West Coast to quickly diagnose the latter. — L.A. Times
Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore attributed a rise in gun violence and killings to stress and depression created by the coronavirus pandemic. — KTLA
A group of landlords is suing L.A. County, nearby cities and the state, alleging that they’ve faced undue financial burdens created by tenant eviction protection ordinances. And an association of gym owners is also suing the county for its restrictions on indoor business operations. — NBC Los Angeles, CBS Los Angeles
— L.A. Daily News (@ladailynews) September 12, 2020
Pedestrians walk the Echo Park Lake trail counter-clockwise to adhere to current safety guidelines. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.