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COVID-19: More Than 900 New Cases In LA County, Newsom’s Plan To Reopen The State’s Economy




Medical support staff attend a press conference for the first shipment of 3,000 L.A. produced face shields at LA County + USC Medical Center on April 14, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
Medical support staff attend a press conference for the first shipment of 3,000 L.A. produced face shields at LA County + USC Medical Center on April 14, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
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The coronavirus continues to spread rapidly across California and the U.S. According to the L.A. Times coronavirus tracker, there are now more than 25,000 confirmed cases across the state and nearly 800 deaths. 

On Tuesday, L.A. County reported 909 new coronavirus cases — the highest number of new daily cases reported in the county to date. There were 40 new deaths reported, bringing the total number of deaths in the county to 360. That puts the fatality rate here at 3.6%, the highest reported so far. California Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday announced a framework of six parameters he says it will take to reopen the state's economy. Today on AirTalk, we discuss the latest with COVID-19 and where we go from here. We’ll also continue taking your questions. Call 866-893-5722. 

With files from LAist. Read the full story here

Guest: 

Kimberly Shriner, M.D., infectious disease specialist at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena