Long Beach COVID-19 Dashboard: 214 new cases & 2 new deaths
Updated: Jul 28
Long Beach: City officials announced 214 new confirmed coronavirus cases bring the total to 7,582 since the start of the pandemic. Two new COVID-19 related deaths were reported as of July 26th— Total deaths:163 — Total recoveries: 5,994— Total hospitalizations: 106.
Long Beach's COVID-19 positivity rate is down to 10.2%. Down four percentage points since last week said Kelly Colopy, Director of the Health and Human Services Department of Long Beach.
L.B Mayor Robert Garcia: Mayor Garcia's mother, Gabriella O'Donnell, passed away from complications due to the coronavirus. She was 61 years old. Mayor Garcia's step-father is still in hospital receiving medical care and is on a ventilator, Mayor Garcia announced today.
Los Angeles County: Public Health reported 17 new deaths and 2,039 new cases of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County. At this moment, Public Health has identified a total of 176,028 positive cases of COVID-19 across all areas of L.A. County, and a total of 4,375 deaths.
👉The majority of COVID cases in LA County have occurred among people between the ages of 18 and 49 years old. People between the ages of 30 and 49 years old account for the largest proportion of cases and roughly the same proportion of cases as seen since May. Other age groups are flat or decreasing slightly.
LB Public Transit: Long Beach Public Transportation Co. is set to receive a $29.2 million grant from the U.S Department of Transportation as part of the CARES Act, per LBP.
New Health Order: Effective July 31, 2020, all healthcare facilities in Long Beach must provide testing to all symptomatic individuals as well as asymptomatic individuals who may have been exposed or meet other criteria.
Sacramento: California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Friday new protections for essential workers who have been disproportionately crushed by the coronavirus pandemic, including temporary housing for infected workers who have to quarantine, per SF Gate.
California has spent $50 billion on unemployment benefits since March.