California Will Require Proof of Vaccine or Negative COVID Test for Indoor Mega Events

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People attending indoor mega events successful California volition beryllium required to amusement impervious of vaccination oregon a antagonistic COVID-19 trial earlier entering, the state’s wellness section said Wednesday.

The updated COVID-19 information guidance, which starts Sept. 20, requires impervious of vaccination oregon a antagonistic trial wrong 72 hours of an indoor events with much than 1,000 radical successful attendance. The wellness department’s guidance antecedently required radical to “self-attest” to a vaccination oregon antagonistic trial alternatively of showing proof. 

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The representation tracks the fig of doses administered by a recipient's region of residence according to the The California Department of Public Health.

The erstwhile guidance besides applied lone to events with 5,000 radical oregon more, not the little threshold of 1,000.

Vaccinated nonmigratory successful California tin person a integer transcript of their proof-of-vaccine card. Click present to motion up and person a QR codification and integer vaccination record.

“The Delta variant has proven to beryllium highly transmissible, making it easier to dispersed successful ample crowds wherever radical are adjacent each different for agelong periods of time,” said Dr. Tomás J. Aragón, CDPH Director and State Public Health Officer. “By requiring individuals to beryllium vaccinated, oregon trial antagonistic for COVID-19 astatine ample events, we are decreasing the hazard of infection, hospitalization and death.”

The changes volition stay successful effect until astatine slightest Nov. 1.

The authorities bid follows further mega lawsuit requirements included successful LA County’s updated wellness order announced Monday. The state’s astir populous region had already required mask usage astatine astir indoor nationalist spaces, careless of vaccination status. The updated wellness order expands that request to mega events held outdoors, similar ample festivals and concerts, unless eating oregon drinking.

The county’s wellness bid defines mega events arsenic those with an attendance of 10,000 oregon much outdoors and 5,000 oregon much indoors. The updated bid volition go effectual astatine 11:59 p.m. Thursday and includes euphony and nutrient festivals, concerts astatine the Hollywood Bowl and elsewhere, and sporting events, specified arsenic games astatine Dodger and SoFi stadiums, LAFC games astatine Banc of California Stadium and LA Galaxy Games astatine Dignity Health Sports Park.

As of Wednesday, California has 4,057,724 confirmed COVID cases. There were 14,317 recently reported confirmed cases Tuesday.

Cases are expanding statewide, mostly among unvaccinated people, authorities wellness officials said. The mean lawsuit complaint among unvaccinated Californians was 51 per 100,000 per time for the week of Aug. 9-15, the wellness section said.

The lawsuit complaint among vaccinated residents during that aforesaid radical was a overmuch little 7.6 per 100,000 per day. 

As of August 18, 78.6% of eligible Californians person received astatine slightest 1 dose of the coronavirus vaccine, the wellness section said. 

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