Andrew Noymer, an epidemiologist and UC Irvine [associate] professor of population health and disease prevention, previously said that lifting the mask mandate for the vaccinated made sense to serve as an incentive for residents to get inoculated. But on Monday he said the new, more contagious Delta variant is changing things rapidly.
Orange County’s COVID-19 weekly averages jump up
Spectrum News 1 (City News Service), July 21, 2021
July 21, 2021