LA County to Is Covid-19 ‘this week,’ public health officials say

Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Dr. Barbara Ferrer said today that the country’s most populous county state will proceed to the less-restricted red level “by the end of this week”, which could surpass previous “end-of-month” estimates. Health officials had earlier clashed. D move. The move is not entirely unexpected (and has not yet been formalized), given the many signs of reopening last week by public officials such as Ferrer and Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Once the formalities are completed, moving to Red Tire means that the restaurant will be able to offer indoor dining up to 25 percent of the total business capacity (up to 100 total dinners) (depending on the business certificate), whichever is less. Outdoor dining will also be in place at the current level, as well as the existing social distance and the Covid-19 protocol for workers and dining.

“If the adjusted case rate stays down this week [10 cases per 100,000 residents]”Our understanding is that within 48 hours of the state announcing that the vaccine trigger has been received, LA County will be moved to Red Tire and additional activities will be allowed to reopen,” Ferreira told the media this hour. Press conference only.

As Eatre noted last week, the move is in the wake of state-led efforts to redistribute some vaccine doses to severely affected communities. Once the two million doses have been redistributed, the state will announce a change in the data threshold used to go between prohibition levels for each county; Moving above the data threshold means that Los Angeles County will automatically fall to the red level.

Again, the official start date for the return to indoor dining as part of Red Tire has not yet been announced, although it is likely that news will come soon tomorrow as part of the state-of-the-art state of California Governor Gavin News. Address. This week, “We will move forward to prepare for a change in the public health order to move to red tires”, de Fer. So, restaurants wanting to resume indoor dining should start preparing for the move at least now, Ferrer said. This is a developing story.