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Virus causes serious illness in all ages, official says

LOS ANGELES — The coronavirus death toll grew by 11 April 1 in Los Angeles County, pushing the county’s total to 65, while 513 more cases were confirmed — and local health officials joined a growing movement by suggesting that people wear cloth masks when going out in public. Nine of the 11 new deaths Read More…

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County coronavirus cases surpass 3,000; death toll hits 54

LOS ANGELES — County health officials reported 10 more deaths due to coronavirus March 31, bringing the county’s total to 54, while also confirming the first known death of a health-care worker in the county from the virus. No details about the health care worker, who was over age 60, were released. Barbara Ferrer, director Read More…

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Convention center turned into federal field hospital

LOS ANGELES — Hospitals across the area are making plans for an anticipated surge in coronavirus cases in the coming weeks, county officials said March 30.  The Los Angeles Convention Center has been set up as a federal field hospital, with California National Guard members helping to prepare the facility over the weekend. Los Angeles Read More…