By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer
L.A. County’s daily hospitalization rate continued to decline over the weekend. Last week, the percent of positive tests was 3%, and since the pandemic began, the county has seen 253,985 coronavirus cases and 6,208 deaths. — L.A. Times, CBS Los Angeles
Stay Housed L.A. County, a new program created by county officials, legal aid groups and community-based organizations, provides Angelenos with tenant resources to fight evictions, such as emergency rent assistance and legal help. — NBC Los Angeles
Outdoor dining might not be as socially-distant as we thought. A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that going out to eat raises the risk of COVID-19 transmission. And in L.A., younger residents are driving the county’s most recent infections. — KTLA
In L.A., 71% of Latinos reported experiencing serious financial difficulties due to the pandemic, compared with 52% of Black households and 37% of white households. — LAist
With more people ordering takeout during lockdown, crimes against food delivery drivers in L.A. have increased. — Crosstown
I say as I sweat profusely walking 5 feet
Customers line up outside Monty’s Burgers on Sunset Boulevard for take-out orders. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.