California had been strict with the stay-at-home protocol with a prediction of fewer than 2000 deaths. Since November, the death toll has been meteoric and there were 2000 deaths in Los Angels last week.
Temporary morgues have been made available in the state. With rationed oxygen and ICU being full, the ambulance team was ordered to take a tough decision. They have been instructed to avoid transport those infected people who are unlikely to survive the night. The authorities are helpless as the hospitals are already full.
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Talking about Disneyland, it has been turned into a vaccination center since it was shut down in March 2020. The Dodger Stadium has also been turned into a similar zone for controlling super surging corona infections.
What’s happening to California again?
Since October 2020, State officials were asking the people of California to avoid any holiday plans till the new year. Even mandatory strict rules were not carried out effectively by people. People talk about their rights and they don’t care about the virus in every corner of the city they live in.
Business tycoons have collapsed and the film industry has been inactive.
Now that it’s 2021, many businesses have reopened and production companies have got the green light to restart their projects. But the new strains of the fast-spreading virus have forced them to shut down again due to a fear of the next wave pandemic outbreak.
Since schools are shut, children stay at home and use their computer, with their parents away at work or home helping their children with their online classes.
The vaccine centers are crowded and people have to wait long enough to get their vaccination procedure cleared. The whole of the USA is badly affected with Los Angeles hit hardest.
Talking about the increase in COVID deaths in California, a report states that a new strain of coronavirus is the reason for a sudden surge in the death rate around southern California. With travelers moving in and out of California, it has been spreading widely to other countries as well. A recent report shows that variant strains of coronavirus were detected and tested in 13 middle eastern countries as well. Travelers unknowingly carry around the virus to the destinations that people are more populated, which may be a tourist attraction spot. This was a report issued by the JAMA.
The new strain of the coronavirus known as CAL.20C was studied in July 2020 after it was reported in a single case. Although it was seen again in southern California, It started spreading in November and December, a rise in the number of infections during the holidays. This new strain of the coronavirus has been detected in more than half of the infected people living in southern California. The CAL.20C has quickly spread from California to 19 other US states and 6 other foreign countries. This investigation report was shared by Cedars-Sinar.
This issue has to be carefully considered and escalated and people need to take necessary precautions by avoiding themselves from going out for anything unimportant.