L.B Health Dept Employee Test Positive for COVID-19, City Opens Shelter at MLK Park
Long Beach city officials announced an employee with the cities' Department of Health and Human Services, who has been described as a "frontline member of the City’s COVID-19 response team" has contracted the infectious coronavirus. The employee is in stable condition and is currently recovering at home in self-isolation.
The Metro A Line Willow Station Parking Garage has been added to the City's alternate parking locations.
Long Beach Health Department and their private laboratory partners have conducted more than COVID-19 1,300 tests.
The city opened another temporary shelter at Martin Luther King Jr. Park.
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By the numbers:
153 residents have tested positive
38 people have recovered
1 drive-through testing location, but only by a doctor's referral
16 LBFD firefighters tested positive for coronavirus (The city corrected the number, was 18)