Nearly two weeks after the Labor Day holiday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said it has not seen a surge in coronavirus cases associated with the end of summer weekend.

In a statement released Saturday, the agency reported an average of 1,074 new daily cases for the week ending Sept. 25, compared with 1,176 for the week ending Sept. 5.

Health officials cautioned that it could still see an increase in cases associated with barbecues and other weekend gatherings that have been known to facilitate the spread of the virus.

However, they also said it is unlikely that the county will experience the same spike that occurred after Memorial Day and July Fourth.

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By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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