LA County sees highest-ever number of new daily cases

By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

Yesterday, L.A. County reported a new coronavirus record: 5,031 new cases in one day. — The SignalLAist

Infections among staff and students spiked last week at L.A. County schools that had partially reopened. — KTLA

While 80% of those who contract COVID-19 experience mild or no symptoms, others suffer long-term health effects. One L.A. artist who caught the virus reports still experiencing brain fog eight months later. — LAist

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone cancel their Thanksgiving plans as hospitals nationwide hit their capacity. — KCRW

Two L.A.-area State Assembly members — Blanca Rubio and Wendy Carrillo — are coming under fire for flying to a Hawaii conference with lobbyists this week. — LAist

Customers wait outside Grand Central Market for their takeout orders. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.

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