LB Coronavirus Update: 15 New COVID19 Cases; LA Co Health Dept reports 15 New Deaths.
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,
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