L.B Transit Bus Driver Test Positive for Coronavirus; Confirmed Cases Passes 500
A Long Beach Transit bus driver has tested positive for the infectious coronavirus, Long Beach Transit says.
LBT found out about the bus driver’s positive results on April 21, according to the LB Press-Telegram.
Long Beach Transit officials don't think the driver had any interactions with passengers while infected and doesn't think the driver contracted the virus while at work.
Why it matters:
In New York City, 68 Metropolitan Transportation Authority employees have died from the coronavirus, according to The Guardian.
New Orleans' Regional Transit Authority reported three deaths, per The Times-Picayune.
Coronavirus in Long Beach as of 4/25:
566 confirmed cases
43 people have been hospitalized
List of Long-Term Living Facilities with COVID-19 :
Broadway by the Sea has the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.
172 coronavirus cases have been confirmed at eight long-term care facilities in Long Beach
Cases include both residents and staff members.
24 out of 29 fatalities are connected to long-term care facilities.