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What Happened:

At approximately 10:23 a.m, LBFD responded to the 6700 block of East Carson Ave, next to Hartwell Gold Course, regarding a call that a witness heard voices coming from the sewer.

According to LBFD spokesperson Brian Fisk, another witness said they saw a man "push himself through the sewer pipes".

L.B.F.D later dispatched its rescue response team to the scene, who were able to make voice contact with the man, but after sending a 2-man team into the sewer and a robotic camera. provided by the Long Beach Water Department, firefighters were unable to find the man.

After some time, the man would later be found by L.A County fire three or four blocks away in Lakewood and was able to be extracted from a manhole cover.

Segments of Carson Street were shut down to traffic near Palo Verde Avenue.


The Latest in Long Beach

  • 213 positive results.

  • 50 people have recovered.

  • A total of 3 deaths have been reported.

  • Reported cases of coronavirus at 5 long-term living facilities

The Latest in L.A County:

The L.A County Department of Public Health has confirmed 15 new deaths and 663 new cases of Coronavirus.

  • 11 of the people who died had underlying health problems and 10 people were over the age of 65.

  • Two people who died were between the ages of 41 and 65 years old and one person was between the age of 18 and 40 years old.

  • One patient over the age of 65 who died did not have underlying health conditions.

  • Two deaths were reported by the City of Pasadena.

  • In 48 hours, there have been 1374 new cases.

  • 5,940 cases across all areas of LA County,

  • 132 deaths.

  • 1,257 have been hospitalized.

St. Mary's replaces its emergency room staff during a pandemic.

St.Mary's Medical Center in Long Beach won't be renewing its contract with the medical group that manages its emergency room staff, per a report by the Press-Telegram.

  • The current contract ends on June 30th.

  • Dignity Health will bring on Vituity, a medical staff organization, to manage it's emergency rooms beginning on July 1st.


  • 🐅A tiger at the #BronxZoo tested positive for the coronavirus and other big cats have shown symptoms of the virus but have not been tested, a statement issued from the Bronx Zoo said.

  • Honduras is using drones to disinfect its capital.

  • 🦠 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalized with coronavirus symptoms.

  • 🌲Thousand Oaks councilmember and pastor Rob McCoy resigns his seat to host a Palm Sunday service in violation of shelter at home orders.

  • 🎬AMC's credit rating was downgraded and could go bankrupt, The Wrap reports


The Latest: In Long Beach

  • As of 8:00 am this morning

City officials reported 27 additional coronavirus cases to bring the total number to 198 cases in Long Beach.

  • 198 in total cases.

  • 50 individuals recovered

  • 3 deaths ( all deaths were women in their 60's with underlying health problems)

A fifth assisted living facility has reported at least once a case of coronavirus among its residents.

  • City officials say a resident at assistant living facility Broadway By the Sea

In Los Angeles County:

The L.A County Department of Public Health confirmed 28 new deaths and 711 new cases.

  • 21of the people who died had underlying health conditions and 17 people were over the age of 65. 

  • 2 patients were over the age of 65 who died did not have underlying health conditions.

  • 9 people who died were between the ages of 18 and 65; six people who died in this age group had underlying health conditions.

  • 5277 total cases across all areas of LA County

  • 119 deaths

  • 1168 people hospitalized (22% of positive cases).

  • 29,000 individuals tested and 14% of people testing positive.

United States: As of, 10 am this morning

  • The death toll is at 9,123

  • 312,762 COVID-19 Cases

  • 15,044 recoveries