LOS ANGELES, CA — Angelenos can once again get their nails done indoors, and next week they’ll be able to shop at indoor malls again, as the Los Angeles emerges from the summer lockdown. However, a new state requirement may put the brakes on LA’s fledgling reopening.
California issued a new requirement for reopening, forcing large counties to address coronavirus infections in the hardest hit communities, which tend to be poor and minority communities. The measure, which goes into effect later this week, would require counties to invest in testing and contact tracing, while helping infected people to isolate, according to the Los Angeles Times.
In the meantime, county health officials Thursday allowed salons to offer indoor services at 25% capacity. Though it’s allowed, health officials strongly encouraged salons to keep working outdoors as a safety measure.
Card rooms can reopen with outdoor operations only beginning Monday, minus food and