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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

LA County Officials: Play it COVID-Safe for Thanksgiving

Los Angeles County health officials issued a final petition Wednesday, November 24, asking residents to take precautions during Thanksgiving to prevent holiday gatherings from becoming grounds for the spread of COVID-19.

“As we all take some much-needed time to relax and gather with loved ones, please remember that the risk of COVID-19 transmission remains substantial, and unvaccinated people are at higher risk for serious health consequences.” continues,” County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said in a statement. “Taking a common-sense approach to the holidays can limit risks.

“Please remember to gather as much outside as possible for your Thanksgiving festivities, get tested if you are unvaccinated or have high-risk guests and indoors if none are involved and/or are at high risk. ” “And when you are out shopping or at community events, wear a mask and avoid large crowds. We wish you all a safe, healthy and enjoyable holiday.”

The county public health department recommends that people avoid crowded or poorly ventilated areas and keep their distance from others when eating, until everyone has been fully vaccinated.

Officials said that as always, anyone who is sick or experiencing COVID symptoms should stay at home and get tested.

The county reported a further 28 COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, bringing its cumulative virus-related death toll to 27,074.

A further 1,081 new infections were also confirmed, bringing the county’s total from the pandemic to 1,522,240.

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As of Wednesday, the rolling daily average rate of people testing positive for the virus was 1.4%.

There were 552 COVID-19 positive patients in county hospitals as of Wednesday, up slightly from 551 on Tuesday, according to state data. Of those patients, 155 were in intensive care, down slightly from 158 on Tuesday.

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