SACRAMENTO (AP) — Surging coronavirus cases in California prompted a warning on Wednesday from the nation's most populous county of a possible delay to classroom instruction in public schools next month — a setback Gov. Gavin Newsom said he hopes to avoid by convincing more people to wear face coverings and stay away from gatherings.
Los Angeles County public health officials say, on average, more than 10% of people tested for the virus end up having it, a rate not seen since late April. Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said school officials should prepare for delaying classroom instruction.
"With the uncertainty that we face right now in our county, everyone needs to have sort of a plan B around the reopening," she said. "You abso