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COVID-19 AMA: Distancing Protocols, LA County Case Count And More




People get free COVID-19 tests without needing to show ID, doctor's note or symptoms, at a drive-thru and walk up Coronavirus testing center located at Barcroft Community Center, in the Arlington zipcode with the highest concentration of Coronavirus cases, in Arlington, Virginia on May 26, 2020.
People get free COVID-19 tests without needing to show ID, doctor's note or symptoms, at a drive-thru and walk up Coronavirus testing center located at Barcroft Community Center, in the Arlington zipcode with the highest concentration of Coronavirus cases, in Arlington, Virginia on May 26, 2020.
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L.A. County parks and beaches were filled with both the cautious and undeterred, during the first major holiday since the economy began to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. Across the county, the vast majority of people wore masks and observed social distancing over the Memorial Day weekend, with one big exception, according to acting Parks and Recreation Director Norma Garcia.

So many people flooded Eaton Canyon Sunday, some jumping over fences, that officials closed the area at noon.

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Meanwhile, L.A. County COVID-19 cases surpassed 46,000 over the weekend. We discuss where we’re at, as well as the latest medical news, with Dr. David Eisenman of UCLA.

Guest:

David Eisenman, MD, professor of medicine and public health at UCLA; director of the university's Center for Public Health and Disasters; Associate Natural Scientist at RAND