Yolo County reimposes indoor mask mandate, citing rising COVID cases and hospitalizations

Citing rising cases and hospitalizations, Yolo County reimposes order requiring masks indoors

7/28/2021 8:17:00 AM

Citing rising cases and hospitalizations, Yolo County reimposes order requiring masks indoors

Yolo County on Tuesday ordered that everyone must wear a mask or face covering in indoor public spaces, regardless of vaccination status, beginning Friday.

The Health Department said the Delta variant, more than twice as contagious as the original virus, was to blame for mounting cases and an increase in hospitalizations.“With case rates as high as they are and rising, everybody needs to add an additional layer of protection in the form of a mask when they are indoors,” Dr. Aimee Sisson, Yolo County’s public health officer, said in a statement.

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AdvertisementThe mask mandate will not be lifted until the county’s case rate falls below 2 cases per 100,000 residents for seven consecutive days, according to a statement from the county health department.Yolo County health officials urged residents to get vaccinated, saying that nearly all the people hospitalized in the county with COVID-19 have not been inoculated.

Unvaccinated people are more than six times more likely to become infected by the coronavirus, according to the county health department. Read more: Los Angeles Times »

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