By NewsDesk @bactiman63
The Los Angeles County Division of Public Well being reported an extra 3,061 new COVID-19 circumstances Sunday, at some point after reporting the very best quantity of optimistic circumstances in at some point since mid-July (3,780 on Saturday).
339,560 circumstances have been reported in LA County to this point, together with 7,269 deaths.
“To the many individuals throughout our communities who’re dealing with a vacation season with out their family members who handed away from COVID-19 this yr, we’re protecting you in our hearts and ideas,” stated Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, Director of Public Well being.
“Many youthful persons are out socializing with non-household members, elevating issues that asymptomatic younger persons are serving to to unfold the virus to extra susceptible individuals at a time when circumstances are surging dangerously within the county. Whereas the impact of the coronavirus on youthful individuals is probably not considerably related to deaths, youthful individuals undoubtedly act as a transmission connector to people at the next danger.
“Unfold amongst members of the family and at worksites can even improve significantly as we see an increasing number of circumstances amongst our youthful residents. Throughout this time of surging circumstances, with a view to defend these most susceptible, we ask that everybody, whether or not you might be indoors and outdoor, hold face coverings on and keep 6 ft away from those that are older and people who have underlying well being circumstances. We don’t need to bear witness to elevated deaths amongst extra of our beloved residents.”
On Friday, California issued a journey advisory, together with Oregon and Washington, urging individuals getting into the state or returning dwelling from journey outdoors the state to self-quarantine to gradual the unfold of the virus.
1. Individuals arriving in California from different states or international locations, together with returning California residents, ought to observe self-quarantine for 14 days after arrival. These individuals ought to restrict their interactions to their fast family. This advice doesn’t apply to people who cross state or nation borders for important journey.
2. Californians are inspired to keep dwelling or of their area and keep away from non-essential journey to different states or international locations. Avoiding journey can scale back the danger of virus transmission and bringing the virus again to California.