Last week, in response to rising rates of new COVID-19 infections, the state, some counties and many cities put new restrictions in place.
Last week, Los Angeles County remained at Tier 1 of the State’s Blueprint.
On Friday, November 13, 2020, just one day after California reported one million COVID-19 cases, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a travel advisory in an effort to discourage travel that could increase the spread of COVID-19.
As noted last week, Los Angeles County is experiencing a new surge in COVID-19 cases. Last Monday, October 26, 2020, the County passed a 300,000-case threshold and 7,000 total deaths.
As of Monday, October 26, 2020, Los Angeles County remains in Tier 1, the most restrictive tier, of the State’s Blueprint.
At a briefing on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, County Health Director Dr. Christina Ghaly presented on the hospital demand model and noted that the number of new patient hospitalizations appeared to be increasing slightly.
Despite progress, case rates in Los Angeles County remain within Tier 1 of the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, the most restrictive tier.
On Tuesday, September 22, 2020, L.A. County’s COVID-19 case rate and test positivity rate fell below the state’s threshold for Tier 2 of the Governor’s Blueprint framework for reopening.
At the beginning of last week, L.A. County Director of Public Health Dr. Barbara Ferrer indicated that the County may be moving toward reopening.