Los Angeles bans Trick-or-Treating due to COVID-19 pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Trick-or-Treating won't be happening this year in Los Angeles, according to health officials. The county's department of public health has banned Trick-or-Treating activities, along with Halloween parties, carnivals and haunted houses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 Health officials said the activities pose too much of a risk for spreading COVID-19. Pumpkin carving, costume contests, car parades and drive thru activities are still allowed. 

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