LA County Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate For All

Los Angeles’s CW affiliate reports:

Los Angeles County is reimplementing its mask mandate indoors — regardless of vaccination status— amid an increase in coronavirus case numbers and concerns over the delta variant, officials announced Thursday. The new masking order goes into effect 11:59 p.m. on Saturday.

“We’re not where we need to be for the millions at risk of infection here in Los Angeles County, and waiting to do something will be too late, given what we’re seeing,” L.A. County Health Officer Dr. Muntu Davis said. The county recorded 1,537 new coronavirus cases Thursday, a 83% increase over the last week, according to Davis.

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