By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer
Hundreds of Lakers fans took to the streets of downtown L.A. last night to celebrate the team’s 17th NBA championship win, despite Mayor Eric Garcetti’s plea asking Angelenos to stay home. — Los Angeleno, Yahoo Sports
L.A. County reported 971 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, ending a four-day streak of daily cases exceeding 1,200. To progress to the state’s less-restrictive reopening tier, the county must maintain an average of 700 or fewer cases per day. — NBC Los Angeles
it's such a relief to see California in this category (finally!) pic.twitter.com/rh7QnLmz3l
— Soumya (@skarlamangla) October 12, 2020
Forty-one children in L.A. County have been diagnosed with a rare and possibly deadly coronavirus-related symptom, and 70% of these children are Latino. — L.A. Times
In the early days of the pandemic, inmates at a women’s prison were made to sew thousands of face masks a day for pennies an hour, all while having little protection from imminent outbreaks themselves. — L.A. Times
Stay safe! The #coronavirus is still out there and a vaccine has not yet been approved.