Afternoon Update: L.A. County Reports the Most COVID-19 Deaths It’s Seen in a Single Day

Also Walmart’s mask policy loosens and more news you may have missed today
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» On Wednesday, Los Angeles County reported 91 fatalities from the coronavirus, which constitutes a new daily record for deaths. The county has now surpassed 4,500 deaths. [Los Angeles Times]

» Eight California death row inmates are believed to have died of COVID-19 at San Quentin State Prison. According to Mercury News, a total of nine California death row inmates died last year, six from natural causes, two from drugs, and one by suicide. [Mercury News]

» Walmart made masks mandatory in stores, but a training video indicates that maskless people won’t be prevented from entering. “If a customer doesn’t want to wear a face covering, our Health Ambassadors notify a member of management, who will talk to the customer and try to find a solution,” a Walmart spokesperson said. “We do not want our associates to do anything that could lead to a physical confrontation.”  [CNET]

» Architectural Digest photographed Kendall Jenner’s extremely posh home for its next issue. In a preview, CNN refers to the Mediterranean manse, previously owned by Charlie Sheen, as bohemian, toned-down, subtle, funky, understated, and down-to-earth, descriptions one could easily argue against. [CNN]


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