The Ventura, Orange County, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties are among 39 California counties that remain orange.
San Francisco and Trinity counties also reached the threshold to move to the yellow scale, the country with the least restrictive coloration.
On Monday, the county’s health director, Barbara Ferrer, said after the county qualifies for the move, a new health mandate with more relaxed restrictions will be granted. Wednesday’s release with effect Thursday.
Getting into the yellow level essentially allows for higher capacity limits for most businesses. For example, fitness centers, card rooms, wineries and breweries will be allowed to increase the indoor attendance limit to 50% from the current 25%. Bars will be able to open indoors at 25%; Outdoor venues such as Dodger Stadium could increase capacity by 67% from 33% currently, and theme parks could provide 35%, up from 25%.
The county also revised its health mandate last week to include changes to the masking guidelines introduced last week for people fully vaccinated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Los Angeles County raised work hours restrictions for bars, breweries and wineries.
The revision also states that surveillance COVID testing is no longer recommended for fully vaccinated people unless they work in a skilled nursing facility or other high-risk facility. Going abroad or as needed by a specific business or location
The county has again eased COVID-19 health restrictions by allowing indoor playgrounds and stores to reopen with limited capacity while removing work hours restrictions for bars. Breweries and Wineries
Indoor stores and playgrounds – such as laser tag businesses, ball pit or “bounce” centers, will be capped at 25% of capacity, along with other mandatory safety modifications.
The bar, which is currently only allowed to work outdoors, was restricted from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM, but now those restrictions have been lifted.
The easing of the restrictions, however, comes amid ongoing concerns about a slowdown in vaccination in the county.
Ferrer reiterates the urgency that people need to be vaccinated while still following other health guidelines to prevent the return of the virus in the area.
Los Angeles County reached the threshold for relocation to the least restrictive yellow level.
“Vaccination in LA County is easier and more accessible than ever, and we encourage everyone waiting to be vaccinated to take advantage of this opportunity as soon as possible, ” Ferrer said. COVID-19 infection is much higher, transmission between unvaccinated people As more LA County residents and workers are vaccinated, the risk of transmission of different species is significantly reduced, and we will return to many of the activities we enjoy before the emptying. Bad ”
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