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California Hits New High In COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Officials attribute at least part of the rise to a decline in social distancing as people venture out into the world again. The majority of new cases are in Southern California and the Central Valley.

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Laurel Wamsley is a reporter for NPR's News Desk. She reports breaking news for NPR's digital coverage, newscasts, and news magazines, as well as occasional features. She was also the lead reporter for NPR's coverage of the 2019 Women's World Cup in France.