L.A. County Daily Death Toll Reaches 145

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

Yesterday, 145 people in L.A. County died from the coronavirus — the highest single-day death toll to date. — Patch

California has become the first state to surpass 2 million COVID-19 cases. — KCRA

The COVID-19 relief bill is facing last-minute delays after President Donald Trump criticized the $600 direct payments, advocating for $2,000 instead. — NPR

The historic Olvera Street is in danger of closing due to lost business and inadequate financial aid. — KTLA

According to the city’s latest stay-at-home order, travel by foot, bicycle, scooter, motorcycle, car or public transit is prohibited, except when participating in exempted activities like grocery shopping and obtaining medical care. Photo by Ande Richards.

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.

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