LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Los Angeles County could well potentially flow into the next tier of the boom’s reopening roadmap “in the future in October” if contemporary coronavirus figures proceed their downward pattern following the Labor Day weekend, health officers acknowledged Wednesday.
County public health director Barbara Ferrer acknowledged exact through a press briefing that transferring to the boom’s “red” tier would allow for a grand wider array of industry reopenings.
In conserving with Ferrer, there are approximately 800 folks hospitalized due to the COVID-19, alongside with one other 1,148 conditions of coronavirus, bringing the cumulative total from for the length of the pandemic to 256,148.
At this time L.A. County is in the “purple” – or most restrictive – stage of the boom’s four-tier virus-tracking roadmap.
With a seven-day moderate testing positivity rate around 3.2%, the county is poised to flow to a less-restrictive tier, but moderate contemporary case numbers are restful above the boom threshold of seven conditions per 100,000 for advancing to the “red” tier.
Ferrer acknowledged numbers in all categories had been trending downward all the draw through the last six weeks, following a spike viewed after the Fourth of July vacation weekend.
“If we don’t see a surge in conditions and hospitalizations linked to activities over Labor Day and we proceed to diminish our rate of neighborhood
transmission over the weeks ahead, we would enter tier 2, which is a less
restrictive tier, in the future in October,” Ferrer acknowledged.
Health officers delight in acknowledged time and once more they is now not going to evaluate from now on
industry reopenings in the county until at least tiresome September, and Ferrer herself came below fire closing week when she urged the county wouldn’t reopen until after the presidential election.
Ferrer later clarified her statements, asserting there modified into no connection between reopening plans and the election.