California nears 1 million cases

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By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

As California nears 1 million confirmed cases, health officials throughout the state are urging people quarantine after spending time with people outside their households. — FOX San Francisco

Eleven counties regressed into a more restrictive tier in the state’s reopening system, including San Diego, Sacramento and Stanislaus counties. This was the first week that no counties moved into a less restrictive tier, according to California Health and Human Services Secretary Mark Ghaly. — Los Angeles Times

Local officials are floating around a plan to utilize L.A. County schools as COVID-19 vaccine centers once the treatment for the virus becomes available. — CBS Los Angeles

An undisclosed number of employees at Disney’s Anaheim amusement park face furloughs, the company confirmed yesterday, as COVID-19 restrictions have prevented them from welcoming guests since March. The furloughs will impact executive, salaried and hourly employees, according to a letter from Disneyland President Ken Potrock. — CBS Los Angeles

USC’s women’s basketball team is in quarantine after a player tested positive for the coronavirus. According to the university, the decision to quarantine the team followed a consultation with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. — NBC Los Angeles

Vedang Kulkarni relaxes with his dog Uma in Elysian Heights. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.

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