CALIFORNAS. The state intensifies the vaccination impulse / EFE
Main source of the news: Axios
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Friday that the department will not enforce the mask mandate because, in his opinion, their use is not supported by science to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The context: The police officer’s words came just one day after health authorities presented a new mandate related to the use of face shields indoors regardless of whether people are vaccinated or not.
– The security official said that the action contradicts the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in addition that the policy has no scientific basis.
– Villanueva assured that his department will only request voluntary compliance with the mandate and denounced the lack of financial resources within the group.
The data: The Johns Hopkins University reported that for this Saturday, Los Angeles County was the area of the state of California with the most cases (1 million 264 thousand 450). The territory also registers 24,582 deaths, a statistic that the entity leads.
– The Los Angeles Times indicated that the average daily COVID-19 cases in the county was 1,077 between July 7 and 14; However, on the 15th, 1,537 infections were reported.
– The same source detailed that a study showed that 99.6% of new cases between December 7, 2020 and June 7, 2021 were caused by unvaccinated people.
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