COVID-19 cases surge in 75% of the US

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

Health experts credit Gov. Gavin Newsom’s overhauled tiered reopening system for the state successfully avoiding the country’s spike in COVID-19 cases. — L.A. Times

L.A. County has seen a drop in new daily COVID-19 cases, but a technical glitch with “data reporting systems” may be impacting the numbers. — CBS Los Angeles

A homeless shelter in downtown L.A. is experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 affecting 15 guests and five staff members. — NBC Los Angeles

The final round of L.A.’s COVID-19 recovery loans for small businesses and nonprofits begins this Monday, Oct. 26. Since the program’s start in July, the fund has selected 5,000 grant recipients. — Arcadia Weekly

Small theme parks can reopen if their county progresses to the orange, or “moderate,” reopening tier. All theme parks in a county can reopen if they have made it to the yellow, “minimal” tier. — KCRA


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Pedestrians walk alongside Echo Park Lake while wearing protective face coverings. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.

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