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Mask mandate Los Angeles

Mask mandate Los Angeles

Mask mandate Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Press-Enterprise yesterday revealed the city of Los Angeles had quietly buried an 1814 law that banned photographs of people not involved with law enforcement. It was recalled in 1968, and the department's head of photography signed a directive declaring that "face coverage of citizens engaged in the performance of the duties of their office or employment will not be permitted". Pols and lobbyists pushed the policy further to prohibit even images of politicians performing their duties. Officers were then prohibited from taking pictures of victims without their permission

COUNTRY

Most notably, the county must have three consecutive weeks of "moderate'' virus transmission as defined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means the county must have a cumulative seven-day new case rate of less than 50 per 100,000 residents. According to the CDC, the county's current rate is 83 per 100,000 residents, landing the county in the "substantial'' transmission category. Ferrer noted that the county's rate last week was about 72, meaning virus transmission has actually increased in the last seven days.

Most notably, the county must have three consecutive weeks of “moderate” virus transmission as defined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means it must have a cumulative seven-day new case rate of less than 50 per 100,000 residents. According to the CDC, the county’s current rate is 83 per 100,000 residents, landing the county in the “substantial” transmission category. Ferrer noted that the county’s rate last week was about 72, meaning virus transmission has actually increased in the last seven days. (Source: losangeles.cbslocal.com)

TIME

So where does L.A. stand right now? Well… we’re not quite there. The CDC estimates the county’s weekly case rate to be 80.3 per 100,000 people, and that’s been increasing slightly. (For reference, the last time the county would’ve cleared that 50-person threshold was early July, at the very beginning of the Delta-fueled surge.) Hospitalizations, meanwhile, have also increased to 659 people. And the over-12 fully-vaccinated rate currently sits at 72% of the county (though 80% have received at least one dose).

Coronavirus case counts have risen sharply under the less stringent guidelines, especially as the highly transmissible Delta variant continues to spread. The county’s daily average of new cases has more than doubled in each of the past two weeks, reaching almost 1,400 as of Saturday, and Covid-19 hospitalizations are up 27 percent, according to a New York Times database. Still, the numbers are far smaller than during the county’s winter peak, and daily deaths have remained in the single digits. (Source: www.nytimes.com)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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