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Helicopter to survey the damage. As the region still recovering from Hurricane Laura, now deals with another major storm for NPR news on Patrick Madden in New Orleans. Wall Street higher by the closing bell. The Dow gained 161 points. You're listening to NPR news and from KPCC news. I'm Nick Roman with the stories we're covering at 704. The Corona virus outbreak at the Avalon Toe Detention Center in San Bernardino County is now the largest among immigrant demon immigrant detention centers in the country. The story from KPC sees Ella you about 150 detainees are currently in isolation or being monitored after testing positive for Cove in 19, according to U S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. That's about 20% of everyone that's detained there and close to double the amount of cases than in mid September. Ice officials say that since September 14th at least 16 detainees at Adelanto have been hospitalized. 11 of them have been since released from the hospital. While the source of the outbreak hasn't yet been identified medical experts and ongoing litigation against I say the outbreak was most likely caused by a staff member who went into work with Cove in 19. A federal judges ordered ice to not accept any new detainees into the facility and to test all detainees on a weekly basis for covert 19. I'm Ellie you today's Corona virus Numbers in L. A county 1256 new cases not as high as Wednesday's count, which was the highest in six weeks, but still higher than what we've been seeing. L. A County public health also says it's still seeing workplace outbreaks. It says it's open 118 outbreak investigation's over the past two weeks Orange County 162 new Corona virus cases today. It's a plus that today's total is under 200. But the county says it needs to bring that number down to about 130 to help get it out of the red tear. On the state's Corona virus Watch list and down into the less restrictive orange tier 706. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the Pew Charitable Trusts,.

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