COVID-19 cases have been rising quickly and Los Angeles County is now "strongly recommending" that people wear masks in all indoor public settings. According to county Health Officer Dr. Muntu Davis, "masks are still required indoors at health-care and congregate-care facilities, for anyone exposed to the virus in the past 10 days, and at locations where they are required by the operator."
"Now it is strongly recommended that all individuals wear a high-quality mask that fits well in the following settings: in public indoor spaces; when using public transit, including buses, ride-shares, taxis and medical transport; correctional and detention facilities; and homeless and emergency shelters."
For the past few months, wearing masks indoors have been a personal preference, unless individual businesses or locations chose to require them. Davis is urging residents to exercise caution over the holidays especially while attending large gatherings.
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