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L.A. Unveils $800M Plan To House Homeless

KHN Morning Briefing

In other news on the homeless crisis: Houston releases pre-pandemic statistics; D.C. will stop using a certain motel as overflow housing.

Grim Record: California Hits New Daily High, Surpassing 6,000 New COVID Cases

KHN Morning Briefing

The state broke its record for the highest number of new coronavirus cases in a day, with more than 6,000 reported Monday. Over 2,000 of those came from Los Angeles County. Other California pandemic-related news is on hospitalizations, nursing homes, renters, and prisons as well.

Nursing Homes Begin To Relax Isolation Rules, Allow Residents To Have Outdoor Visits

KHN Morning Briefing

Senior facilities have been hit the hardest by COVID, forcing a 3-month long isolation for most residents. Now, things are easing up in some states where facilities are beginning to set standards for outdoor visits. News on nursing homes is from New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan and Indiana, as well.