Reporter Roundup March 23

Reporter Roundup: LAUSD Extends School Closures; Social Distance Reminders

The March 23 Reporter Roundup features KPCC reporters with the latest on school closures, the importance of social distancing and updates on coronavirus testing kits.

KPCC reporter Sharon McNary reports LAUSD officials informed parents that schools will be closed until at least May 1. In prepared remarks, LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner announced the district has made an emergency investment of $100 million towards online learning, including covering the costs of providing families with internet access.

Los Angeles County officials are urging residents to maintain social distancing protocols after seeing images of packed beaches and hiking trails over the weekend. Sharon McNary has more on maintaining your distance.

Thousands of coronavirus testing kits will be available to Los Angeles County by the end of the week. KPCC’s Robert Garrova has the details on what elements are still desperately needed to make the kits functional.

Featured reporters:

Adriene Hill @adrienehill

Robert Garrova @robertgarrova 

Sharon McNary @KPCCsharon 

Elly Yu @ellywyu

 

This program has been produced through a collaboration with LAist and KPCC.

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PBS SoCal and KCET are partnering with KPCC and LAist to bring you a daily reporter roundup discussing the latest regional news about COVID-19.

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