Los Angeles saw an increase in new COVID-19 cases for the second week in a row. This is the largest number of cases since the beginning of this year. In addition, the number of Delta variant cases is 71%, making it the current major variant in Los Angeles.
In Los Angeles, there are 1,107 new COVID-19 cases and 320 people are currently hospitalized. Five more people died, bringing the total death toll in Los Angeles to 24,530. In a report on June 30, Los Angeles County reported 422 new cases, twice the number reported on June 15.
When asked about the increasing number of Delta mutation cases, the governor Gavin Newson Said, “I can assure you that they will be higher.” In addition, when asked about the restoration of restrictions due to the increase in COVID cases, he stated that “if we continue to vaccinate, it will not be necessary.”
On June 15, 2021, Newsom terminated the Los Angeles home order and replaced it with blueprint For a safer economy. The blueprint aims to control and limit the spread of COVID-19 in Los Angeles. The blueprint for a safer economy includes the following guidelines:
- Expand activities beyond the initial tier for at least 21 days to ensure that California better limits the spread of the virus;
- Mandatory indicators-case rate and test positive-to measure the prevalence of COVID-19 in each county and guide the allowable range
- A unified national framework with four categories instead of 58 different sets of rules;
- A more detailed way of allowing activities: Unlike opening or closing, the department can be partially opened and gradually increase its operations as the spread of the disease decreases; and
- A new process that quickly tightens up when the situation deteriorates.
All counties in Los Angeles are divided into four color-coordinated categories: purple (broad), red (large), orange (medium), and yellow (very few). These categories are based on how COVID-19 affects each community and surrounding area.
“This blueprint is statewide, strict and slow,” Newsom said in June. “We have made significant progress in recent weeks, but this disease is still too common across the state. COVID-19 will be with us for a long time, and we all need to adapt. We need to live in a different way. We need to Our health, our families and our communities, minimize contact.”
Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said that despite the increase in the number of vaccinations, Los Angeles residents are still rapidly being affected by COVID-19.
County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrell said in a press statement: “Last year, we were not vaccinated, and the number of cases and hospitalizations that occurred after the July 4 holiday has increased.” “This year we have three types. A powerful vaccine, but there are still about 4 million residents who have not been vaccinated and are at risk of contracting COVID-19.
“With a small increase in community transmission and increased transmission of Delta variants, your best protection and the best protection for the county’s recovery is a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine,” she continued. “Although we are increasing the number of people protected by vaccination, wise public health precautions, including wearing masks and hand hygiene, can support our recovery.”
Weekly newspaper Governor Newsom has been contacted for further comments.