Long Beach Covid-19 Update: Four new Covid-19 Deaths; LB has reached a testing milestone
🔬: City officials announced that Long Beach had conducted half a million tests for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. In total, 502,465 people have been tested in Long Beach ran sites.
🌲: Two public-facing employees in the Parks Department have tested positive for COVID-19.
🚑: Community Hospital Long Beach operator Molina, Wu, Network, LLC (MWN) announced the facility was granted a license to open from the California Department of Public Health and will be able to receive transfer patients as soon as Monday, Jan. 4
😷: Four more Long Beach residents have died from Coronavirus and 692 new confirmed cases.
💉: Los Angeles County: Up to 40 percent of front-line workers in Los Angeles County have declined to take the coronavirus vaccine, per Newsweek.
On Dec 30., Supervisor Janice Hahn has requested the U.S Navy medical ship Mercy's return to assist with providing medical care.
By the Numbers (Long Beach only):
32,368 total positive results (+692 since yesterday)
Seven-day positivity rate: 15.0%
130.7 seven-day case rate per 100K population
219 Long Beach residents hospitalized with COVID-19
514 total COVID-19 hospitalizations in area hospitals
Approximately 23,125 recovered
502,465 total tests conducted
Information as of Dec. 30