By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer
Late yesterday, the city of Los Angeles revised its safer-at-home order — but ambiguous wording in a Notify LA text alert garnered confusion about its scope. Similar to March’s order, Angelenos must now stay home with the exception of essential errands. — ABC Los Angeles
Lots of confusion about what’s allowed, which is why it would be great to have had this site updated: https://t.co/uXLcEYAlGY
It’s basically the same as March except more things are open now.
March 19 order: https://t.co/BWZOedPyr9
December 2 order: https://t.co/FNAagpfbFG
— Alissa Walker (@awalkerinLA) December 3, 2020
California reported 20,759 new COVID-19 cases in one day, a 1.7% increase from the day before. The vast majority of counties, 51 of 58, are in the most restrictive reopening tier. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that stay-at-home orders will be issued for geographic regions of the state based on hospital capacity. — KRON, Politico
L.A. County is mailing COVID-19 testing kits to individuals with mobility issues, the elderly and the disabled as part of a pilot program. — LAist
The U.S. recorded over 3,100 COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, obliterating a single-day record set last spring, while the number of Americans hospitalized with the disease eclipsed 100,000 for the first time, according to new figures. [via @AP @NewsHour] https://t.co/3uavsdSBDm
— FRONTLINE (@frontlinepbs) December 3, 2020
Ever Linares, a 45-year-old South L.A. community leader, passed away from COVID-19. He spent time this year handing out personal protective equipment and organizing a nonprofit that provides community intervention for young people caught in gang violence. — ABC Los Angeles
The Supreme Court has ordered the re-examination of California’s restrictions on indoor religious services. Last week, the Supreme Court prevented New York from placing virus-related restrictions on in-person religious services. — KTLA
saw a tweet yesterday that was like “sometimes i forget there’s a global pandemic because i live in new zealand and everything’s normal here” pic.twitter.com/zYDjC0ERt5
— millie (@bagelpicbot) November 30, 2020
Vedang Kulkarni relaxes with his dog Uma in Elysian Heights. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.