Los Angeles County on Thursday moved from a medium community spread of COVID-19 to a “high” level, triggering the possible return of universal indoor masking in the region.
Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said that if the county remains in the high community level for more than two weeks, through July 28, the masking mandate would return the following day.
The region is starting to see an increase in COVID-related deaths for the first time since the winter coronavirus surge.
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