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Calls For More Coronavirus Tests In Recent Deaths

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As L.A. residents have died during the pandemic, it’s been difficult for some families to know if a relative had the coronavirus, and if COVID-19 contributed to the person’s death.

On Tuesday, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted to ask the coroner to come up with a plan to offer wider coronavirus testing of people who’ve died recently -- even if the death is not under investigation by the coroner’s office.

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