HERE WE GO: Los Angeles Mask Mandate Set to Return as Covid Cases Rise
Los Angeles County is likely bringing back its mask mandate as Covid cases rise.
LA recently ‘strongly recommended’ masks in indoor spaces.
But now the Covid cultists in Los Angeles are transitioning to a full blown mask mandate.
LA County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Thursday said Los Angeles has currently reached “medium” Covid transmission levels and will require masks if it reaches “high” levels.
ABC News reported:
Los Angeles County may soon reimpose indoor mask mandates as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in the area.
During a press conference Thursday, LA County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said the largest county in the United States had reached “medium” COVID-19 transmission levels and will require face coverings if it reaches the “high” category.
As of Dec. 1, Los Angeles County is averaging 2,490 new COVID-19 infections every day, the highest number recorded since Aug. 26, according to health department data.
Ferrer said the real count is likely much higher due to several people testing positive with at-home rapid tests and not reporting the results to health officials or due to people not testing at all.
Additionally, there are currently 1,164 residents hospitalized in the county due to the virus, which is the highest number of patients seen since Aug. 11.
Daily deaths are still relatively low at 14, but the figure could rise because COVID-related fatalities tend to lag a few weeks behind case and hospitalization increases, Ferrer noted.
Recall, in July, Barbara Ferrer was spotted at a baseball All-Star game without a face mask on after she threatened to impose another mask mandate.
LA County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said we are in a “high concern” COVID category right now at her weekly briefing today. This was also her at the MLB All-Star game two days ago. @FOXLA ( @DetectiveMoses /IG: VintageLosAngelesCrime pic.twitter.com/x5ofNEHnic
— Travis Rice (@traviscrice) July 21, 2022
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