Los Angeles — Health workers in Los Angeles County. It is highly recommended that people wear masks in public places. regardless of vaccination status To prevent the spread of the highly contagious delta coronavirus
The move comes two weeks after Gavin Newsom’s government reopened California and revoked the statewide mask mandate.
LA County’s recommendations – which are not mandated – in the country’s most populous districts do not match what the state government and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. That is, people who are vaccinated in some public places do not need to wear a mask. People who are not vaccinated should wear a mask in public.
However, the World Health Organization has urged those vaccinated to wear masks. Due to the outbreak of Delta disease worldwide which was first found in India Hong Kong said it would ban all passenger flights from the UK from Thursday, with more than 95% of COVID-19 cases in the UK being the Delta variant.
The LA County Department of Public Health recommends that people wear masks when in grocery stores or retail stores. as well as movie theaters and family entertainment centers. and workplaces when people’s vaccination status is unknown.
“Until we have a better understanding of the method and diffusion of delta variables. Everyone should focus on maximum protection with minimal disruption to their routines. This is because the entire business operates without other restrictions such as physical distancing and capacity limits,” the department said in a press release.
The county has experienced a high number of cases and deaths during the winter. To date, the county has recorded a total of 1.2 million cases and more than 24,000 deaths.