Angelenos volunteer to do coronavirus contact tracing

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A store in downtown LA’s toy district is selling face masks and hand sanitizer to help curb the spread of COVID-19, July 3, 2020. Photo by Amy Ta.

The government has tapped some city employees to do coronavirus contact tracing. But other Angelenos are volunteering to do it. KCRW talks to two of these volunteers — an actor and a librarian. Also, public transit ridership during the pandemic is better in LA than some other U.S. cities.