LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County well being officers up to date the county’s journey advisory Monday in response to the brand new federal steerage issued final week.
In accordance with up to date steerage issued Friday by the U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, people who find themselves absolutely vaccinated towards COVID-19 can journey with out testing or quarantining.
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Beneath the county’s new advisory, vacationers who aren’t absolutely vaccinated should quarantine for seven full days if they’ve a damaging take a look at inside three to 5 days after arriving within the county. If they don’t get examined, they have to quarantine for 10 full days.
“You do not want to get examined or self-quarantine if you’re absolutely vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 previously three months,” CDC officers mentioned. “It is best to nonetheless observe all different journey suggestions.”
The steerage says “absolutely vaccinated vacationers are much less prone to get and unfold.”
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“For instance, absolutely vaccinated grandparents can fly to go to their wholesome grandkids with out getting a COVID-19 take a look at, or self quarantining, supplied they observe the opposite really useful prevention measures,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky mentioned at a White Home briefing on Friday.
The CDC and L.A. County officers each advise that vacationers proceed to put on masks on public transportation and urge vacationers to observe social distancing and to incessantly wash palms or use hand sanitizer.
People who find themselves not vaccinated are nonetheless urged by the CDC to delay any journey, “as a result of journey will increase your probability of getting and spreading COVID- 19.”
In the meantime Monday, the county reported one new COVID-19 loss of life, and 366 further circumstances, noting that the numbers are typically artificially low on Mondays attributable to reporting lags from the weekend.
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The numbers introduced the county’s complete caseload to 1,222,447 and the loss of life toll to 23,276.