US hits highest peak of new COVID-19 cases since July

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By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

Yesterday, the U.S. recorded 71,671 new cases of the coronavirus — the highest since July. — NPR

A backlog of 2,000 cases in L.A. County inflated the number of confirmed infections after a glitch in the county’s system was resolved. — L.A. Times

Local health officials are launching an at-home COVID-19 testing pilot program next week. — The Eastsider

Tattoo and massage parlors in California are now allowed to resume indoor operations regardless of where their county ranks on the state’s tiered reopening system. — L.A. Times

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

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