LB COVID-19 Update: 34 new confirmed cases & 1 new death
City officials report 34 new cases of coronavirus and one recent death, bringing Long Beach's death toll to 209 since the start of the pandemic.
The latest victim was a male in his 80's, but he was not a resident of a long-term care facility.
Long Beach does not meet all of the state's requirements to be removed from its COVID-19 monitoring list, due to a high positivity and case rates.
Long Beach's case rate per 100,000 people stands at 168. The state requires that rate fall at or below 100 cases per 100,000 people.
COVID-19 in Long Beach
😷10,275 total positive results
34 new cases since yesterday
Seven-day positivity rate: 8.9%
🚑74 people hospitalized
🔬179,103 total tests conducted
Information from the City of Long Beach
LB Communicable Disease Controller Emily Holman on the long term effects of COVID-19
Details Regarding Fatalities:
137 are associated with long-term care facilities
2 were in their 20s
4 were in their 40s
17 were in their 50s
51 were in their 60s
47 were in their 70s
58 were in their 80s
30 were over 90
91 female, 118 male
208 individuals had underlying health conditions