Man with COVID-19 symptoms dies on LA-bound flight

Over the past eight days, L.A. County has reported more than 100,000 new coronavirus cases — the fastest case acceleration the county has seen yet. — KTLA

A man died on a flight bound for L.A. after exhibiting coronavirus-like symptoms. — NBC Los Angeles

So far this month, passenger traffic at LAX is 26% of what was reported during the 2019 holiday travel rush. Despite calls from health officials to forgo holiday traveling this year, the Transportation Security Administration said the numbers are rising nationwide. — ABC Los Angeles

This week, a vacant L.A. hospital — previously used in April as a COVID-19 surge hospital — was used by Disney as a TV production set. — L.A. Taco

As we near New Year’s Eve, the L.A. city attorney is warning residents not to drive under the influence. As hospitals fill with COVID-19 patients, their capacity to receive car accident victims decreases. — KTLA

L.A. health officials are investigating a rising number of coronavirus outbreaks at grocery stores and other essential businesses. — Patch

An ice cream truck makes its way through a Koreatown neighborhood under a scorching heat wave on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Photo by Jose Tobar.

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