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LB COVID-19 Update: Cases continue to stablize county-wide; 1 new death & 184 new cases in LB


United States: The US has surpassed 170,000 coronavirus related deaths and the virus is the third leading cause of death in America, per CNN.

Los Angeles County: Public Health officials reported 19 coronavirus related deaths and 1,185 new cases, bring the total number of cases to 223,131 since the start of the pandemic.

👉 LA County officials are saying they're seeing " decreases and stabilizing of key indicators, including daily hospitalizations and deaths."

👉one person who died was between the ages of 18 and 29 years old.

Long Beach: Mayor Garcia announced that Long Beach's seven-day positively rate has increased from 8.3 percent to 9.0%, that the rate has "essentially flattened."

👉Long Beach meets four of the six state criteria for reopening; the city's positive rate and case rate remain high and thus remain on the state's monitoring list, Mayor Garcia announced.

🚔An LBPD employee assigned to the Support Bureau tested positive for COVID-19.

😷The city opened a new drive-up COVID-19 testing site at the Port of Long Beach.

Coronavirus in LB :   

  • 9,736 total positive results

  • Seven-day positivity rate (updated M/W/F): 9.0%

  • 190 fatalities

  • 80 people hospitalized 

  • Approximately 8,481 recovered (Please note that, for low-risk patients recovering at home, recovery data is self-reported) 

  • 166,905 tests conducted

  • Information as of August 15


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