• Matt Esnayra

Long Beach Nears 100 Coronavirus Deaths; Testing Sites Set to Reopen Tomorrow

More than 90 plus Long Beach residents have died of the coronavirus, according to data from the city—70 of which are associated with long-term care facilities and all of whom had underlying health conditions.

What we're seeing:

Data from the city revealed that 25 percent of COVID-19 deaths are African- Americans, even though African-Americans account for 12 percent of Long Beach's population.

  • Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 has abruptly risen in the past 10 days, per the LBP.

By the Numbers:   

  • 2091 confirmed cases

  • 92 fatalities 

  • 82 people hospitalized 

  • Approximately 1,401 recovered

  • 559 positive cases have been linked to 25 Long Beach area long-term care facilities

But wait there's more:

After closing COVID-19 testing sites for the past two days due to civil unrest, most of the Long Beach-ran testing sites will reopen tomorrow, June 3. 

  • Long Beach City College - Pacific Coast Campus | opens 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Cabrillo High School | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Jordan High School | 3p.m. to 5 p.m.

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