Los Angeles County Public Health officials once again strongly recommend that people living in mixed indoor groups wear masks, as the newer (and most transmissible) Delta variant of the coronavirus continues to spread to across the state. Speak Los Angeles Times, the mask recommendation is, so far, just that: a recommendation, not a mandate or public health order, to stop or at least slow the spread of the Delta variant in Los County. Angeles.
The Delta variant, which emerged from India, has been found to be almost twice as transmissible as previous variants of the coronavirus, but officials believe the new strain poses little health risk to fully vaccinated people. Instead, it is the unvaccinated people, including those who are immunocompromised (who cannot be vaccinated) and children, who are most at risk. As more than three in five Californians are on track to achieve full vaccination status, the Delta variant has increased the state’s overall rate. seven-day positivity rate.
So where and when should one wear a mask now, if one is trying to respect the wishes of the county public health officer? It’s hard to say for sure, in part because authorities are only making general recommendations, but the focus for now is on large-scale indoor retail environments like grocery stores and malls. , where the vaccination status of people in the crowd is unknown. If public health officials drafted an official order again requiring indoor masks, it would likely have serious effects on the entire Southern California restaurant and hospitality industry, which comes from all over the place. just ditched its pandemic-era protocols two weeks ago.
In other news:
- Disneyland goes no longer need fully vaccinated employees should wear face coverings outside, says ABC 7.
- The Bell team from Los Alamos, Calif., Continues their summer tour of greater Los Angeles, showcasing new food and drinks from Los Olivos, Calif., Upcoming sophomore project Bar Le Côte. Next up: a collaboration at All Day Baby in Silver Lake, which will take place on Monday July 5 and Tuesday July 6.
- Soft ice cream specialist CVT has a new CVTeeny (small soft serve machines that look like their food trucks). The latter is out of stock at Mutt’s in Newport Beach, California.
- Bread Head, a focaccia sandwich pop-up, started by two former Three Dude cooks, is now becoming a permanent fixture in Beverly Hills, landing inside the existing Otra Dia Tacos at 9909 S. Santa Monica Blvd.
- Lucky’s in Malibu kicked off lunch, every weekday from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Meanwhile, Wood & Salt Tavern in Long Beach has a new liquor license to accompany its new chef to Philip Mack, who joins the group – also known for Wirtshaus and Rasselbock – after working as a chef for Fig & Olive. in Newport Beach.
- Here’s your chance to try Calabama, East Hollywood’s sensational breakfast sandwich. The underground spot makes its appearance at Employees Only in collaboration with Off the Menu on July 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. only.