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Los Angeles cancels Halloween due to COVID-19 concerns

The guidance bans truck or treating, public gatherings and parties
Halloween candy is arriving in some stores earlier this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Halloween candy is arriving in some stores earlier this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.(Source: CNN)
Published: Sep. 9, 2020 at 7:11 AM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Trick-or-Treating won’t be allowed in Los Angeles this Halloween.

Officials banned it this year due to the risk of the Coronavirus.

The LA County Department of Public Health said in a news release that it would be very difficult to maintain social distancing on porches and at front doors

The guidance also bans so-called “Trunk or Treating” events from cars and gatherings or parties with non-household members.

Carnivals, festivals, live entertainment and haunted house attractions are also prohibited.

Events in which people remain in their vehicles will be allowed.

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