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Variety reports:

On Monday, the Los Angles County Department of Public Health announced it “strongly recommends everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks indoors in public places as a precautionary measure” in light of the increasingly transmissible Delta variant.

The precautionary recommendation comes just two weeks after the full reopening of California’s economy. Across the country, the Delta variant is responsible for about one in every five new infections. Last week, the rate was approximately one in every 10.

However, it appears that fully vaccinated people appear to be well-protected from the Delta variant. In L.A. County, 10 of the 123 people identified with the Delta variant were fully vaccinated.

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