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Fully Vaccinated? Free to roam without masks in California and Los Angeles!

Recently, the states California and Los Angeles announced that masks are not mandatory for the fully vaccinated residents. The Health officials of California announced on Tuesday that the state is planning to follow the latest federal guidelines. In addition, will be permitting the fully vaccinated individuals to no longer wear masks outdoors.

Dr. Tomás Aragón, director of the California Department of Public Health, said in a statement from the agency states , “We have reviewed and support the CDC’s new masking recommendations and are working quickly to align California’s guidance with these common sense updates.” However, while the announcements were made Gov. Gavin Newsom applauded the state for managing to have the lowest test positivity rate and case rate in the entire nation. Last week, only Hawaii beat the state in holding the lowest such statistics. However, that changed this week as Hawaii’s test positivity. Also, the case rates hiked upward in past few day, while in California all this is under control.

At present, the Covid-19 positivity ranges the at the rate of 1.2% and 33 state. In addition, it found that 33 positive cases as per the rate of 1000 people. Thus, as of April 27, 2021, the map the enters for Disease Control and Prevention shows the variation in case

States with the highest rates are the darkest shades while those with the lowest case rates are the lightest. California at the time had the lowest case rate in the country: 33 new daily cases per 100,000 people. So it is a soft green color and acts as the  lightest shade. This category is for states with less than 36.9 new daily cases per 100,000 people. Also, it is reported also the same shade, but falls just behind California, reporting 36.9 cases per 100,000.

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