LA County reports 713 new coronavirus cases, but tech issues keep the numbers low

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 39 new coronavirus-related deaths and 713 new cases on Tuesday, Oct. 20. Officials blamed the reduced number of cases, and their late arrival Tuesday, on technical problems with data-reporting systems. The

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30 states now on Chicago’s travel quarantine list as Illinois adds 3,714 more coronavirus cases

Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady speaks during a press conference at City Hall June 22. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times City officials say only six states nationwide saw case counts decrease over the last week: California, Oregon,

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Biden Says He’ll ‘Take Care of Your Health Coverage’

new video loaded: Biden Says He’ll ‘Take Care of Your Health Coverage’ transcript Back bars 0:00/1:23 –1:23 transcript Biden Says He’ll ‘Take Care of Your Health Coverage’ Joseph R. Biden Jr., the Democratic presidential nominee, campaigned in Southfield, Mich., Friday,

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Pritzker offers holiday precautions as Illinois sees most daily COVID-19 deaths since June: ‘This virus isn’t taking a holiday’

Gov. J.B. Pritzker walks out with Illinois Public Health director Dr. Ngozi Ezike for a news conference in Springfield last month. | Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP file With 2,862 newly diagnosed cases of the virus, Illinois is

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Federal Official Threatens Nevada for Halting Rapid Tests in Nursing Homes

The leader of the nation’s coronavirus testing efforts condemned Nevada’s health department on Friday for ordering nursing homes to discontinue two brands of government-issued rapid coronavirus tests that the state had found to be inaccurate. “Bottom line, the recommendations in

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LA County eases coronavirus rules, allows breweries and wineries to open with food

Los Angeles County has officially revised its coronavirus health order, authorizing breweries and wineries that don’t have their own food kitchens to reopen for outdoor sit-down service if they partner with a caterer or food truck. The revised language includes

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