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582 More Orange County Residents Test Positive, OC Curfew Coming

ORANGE COUNTY, CA — An additional 582 Orange County residents were diagnosed with coronavirus Thursday, raising the cumulative case count to 67,167. Nine additional residents have died as a result of coronavirus, raising the county’s death toll to 1,537 as hospitalizations continue to climb.

In response to the rapid rise in coronavirus cases across the Southland, all purple tier counties will begin a mandatory 10 p.m. curfew, per the governor’s office. Sheriff Don Barnes of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department says that they will take an “education first” standing, while they assess the governor’s order.

“At this time, we will

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Bronx school closes after two staffers test positive for COVID; 17 other DOE staffers have tested positive across NYC

A Bronx elementary school had to be shut down after the city Education Department confirmed two people there tested positive for coronavirus.

The school, PS 811X in Crotona Park, will remain closed for 24 hours under city COVID protocols that dictate closure when two cases are confirmed within seven days of each other in the same location.

“As we get ready for in-person learning, we’ll stop at nothing to ensure principals, teachers and school staff have the protections they need to stay safe and prepare for the school year,” said Education Department spokeswoman Miranda Barbot. “We are putting people’s health

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