• Matt Esnayra

L.B Coronavirus Update: 2nd COVID-19 Death, L.B.U.S.D closes schools for rest of the academic year

Here's the situation:

  • A second Long Beach resident has died due to coronavirus complications, city officials announced Tuesday. The resident was in her 60's and had an underlying medical condition, health officials say. She passed away at an Orange County hospital.

  • A Long Beach Port employee tested positive for Coronavirus causing a closure of the entire 10th floor of the Port of Long Beach’s downtown office building, per the LBP.

  • L.B.U.S.D announced all schools will be shutting down for the rest of the academic schools, which was June 11th.

  • Department of Health and Human Services announced two new orders requiring individuals with coronavirus to self-isolate, and those at risk of having coronavirus. to self-quarantine.

  • Anyone required to isolate can not leave their place of isolation or enter any other public or private place, except to receive necessary medical care.

  • Two people in two separate long-term care facilities have tested positive for coronavirus.

What they're saying:

LBUSD Board Member Meagan Kerr:

L.B Mayor Robert Garcia :

By the numbers: As of 5:00 p.m 4/1/20

  • 139 Long Beach resident has tested positive for COVID-19

  • 31 people have recovered.

  • 17 people were hospitalized.

  • 18 Long Beach Fire Department firefighters have tested positive.

  • 2 people have died from the coronavirus.

  • Los Angeles County (excl. LB & Pas) 3352 cases and 64 deaths

  • Pasadena 33 cases and no reported deaths

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