LA County Updates Travel Advisory Allowing Fully Vaccinated People To Travel Without Quarantining, Testing – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA)– Los Angeles County health authorities upgraded the countys travel advisory Monday in action to the brand-new federal assistance released recently.
In accordance with updated guidance released Friday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, individuals who are fully vaccinated versus COVID-19 can travel without testing or quarantining.READ MORE: Suspected Car Thief In Custody After Brief Pursuit Ends With Crash, Standoff In Beverly Hills
Under the countys new advisory, travelers who are not completely vaccinated must quarantine for seven full days if they have an unfavorable test within three to five days after arriving in the county. They need to quarantine for 10 full days if they do not get checked.
” You do not require to get checked or self-quarantine if you are totally immunized or have actually recuperated from COVID-19 in the previous three months,” CDC officials stated. “You must still follow all other travel recommendations.”
The assistance states “totally immunized tourists are less most likely to spread and get COVID-19.” READ MORE: Long Beach To House Up To 1,000 Migrant Children At Convention Center, Cites Humanitarian Situation
” For example, completely vaccinated grandparents can fly to visit their healthy grandkids without getting a COVID-19 test, or self quarantining, provided they follow the other recommended avoidance steps,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said at a White House instruction on Friday.
The CDC and L.A. County authorities both advise that tourists continue to use masks on public transport and urge tourists to practice social distancing and to frequently clean hands or use hand sanitizer.
Individuals who are not vaccinated are still urged by the CDC to postpone any travel, “due to the fact that travel increases your possibility of getting and spreading out COVID- 19.”
Monday, the county reported one new COVID-19 death, and 366 additional cases, keeping in mind that the numbers tend to be artificially low on Mondays due to reporting lags from the weekend.MORE NEWS: Springs Fire: Crews Battle 60-Acre Blaze In Angeles National Forest
The numbers brought the countys overall caseload to 1,222,447 and the death toll to 23,276.