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L.A. County Health Director Seeing 'Terrifying Increases' in COVID-19 Cases

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3M brand N95 particulate respirators are displayed on a table on July 28, 2020 in San Anselmo, California.
 (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California reported more than 20,000 new coronavirus cases yesterday. In Los Angeles County, public health director Barbara Ferrer pleaded with people to wear masks when out of the house.

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