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Los Angeles County COVID-19 Cases On The Rise And It’s Not Associated With Backlog

October 31, 2020


On Thursday (Oct 29) Los Angeles County officials reported 1,745 COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths, marking the highest one-day increase that has nothing to do with the city’s backlog of cases, spanning back to August 2020.


Los Angeles County May Be Experiencing The Second Wave Of COVID-19 Cases And It’s Not Associated With Backlog Of Cases From August - The Big Magazine

It’s the latest evidence that novel coronavirus may be on its “second wave” in L.A. County and other parts of California. The spike could halt efforts to reopen Los Angeles local businesses and schools.


“The high numbers of daily cases are very concerning because, as we have seen in the past, increases in cases lead to increases in hospitalizations and deaths,” L.A. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said in a statement. “These increases impede our ability to move forward with reopening additional sectors and getting more children back to school.”




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