• Matt Esnayra

LB COVID19 Update: One new death; 17 new cases, & some businesses reopen

Long Beach officials announced 17 new coronavirus cases and the death of another resident from coronavirus complications, bring the death toll to 44.

  • A small reopen Long Beach protest was held on Saturday, near the Lone Sailor Memorial at Bluff Park, it was reported that seven demonstrators showed up, per FORTH media.

  • Some lockdown restrictions were lifted Friday, allowing some retailers to open, but under social distancing protocols.

  • Later today, beach bike and pedestrian paths, tennis centers, and tennis courts in parks will open.

  • Public parks are open for passive activities only, including walking, running, and biking.

As of Sunday 5/11:

  • 948 (+17) total positive results

  • 44 (+1) fatalities 

  • 50 people hospitalized 

  • Approximately 606 recoveries (recovery data is self-reported.)

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