Young adults dining outdoors may be spreading COVID-19, CDC study finds

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By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

L.A. County’s daily hospitalization rate continued to decline over the weekend. Last week, the percent of positive tests was 3%, and since the pandemic began, the county has seen 253,985 coronavirus cases and 6,208 deaths. — L.A. TimesCBS Los Angeles

Stay Housed L.A. County, a new program created by county officials, legal aid groups and community-based organizations, provides Angelenos with tenant resources to fight evictions, such as emergency rent assistance and legal help. — NBC Los Angeles

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Outdoor dining might not be as socially-distant as we thought. A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that going out to eat raises the risk of COVID-19 transmission. And in L.A., younger residents are driving the county’s most recent infections. — KTLA

In L.A., 71% of Latinos reported experiencing serious financial difficulties due to the pandemic, compared with 52% of Black households and 37% of white households. — LAist

With more people ordering takeout during lockdown, crimes against food delivery drivers in L.A. have increased. — Crosstown

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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.

Customers line up outside Monty’s Burgers on Sunset Boulevard for take-out orders. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.

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