COVID-19 City Update: 9.18
By the Numbers (Long Beach only):
- 11,440 total positive results
- 61 new cases since yesterday
- Seven-day positivity rate: 3.8%
- 6.1 daily new cases per 100K population
- 237 fatalities
- 44 people hospitalized
- Approximately 10,643 recovered (Please note that, for low-risk patients recovering at home, recovery data is self-reported)
- 205,927 total tests conducted
- Information as of September 17
State Indicators (Updated on Tuesdays):
- Current LA County Tier: Tier 1 (Widespread)
- Seven-day positivity rate: 3.2%
- 8.1 daily new cases per 100K population
Details Regarding Fatalities:
- 150 are associated with long-term care facilities (LTCF)
- 2 were in their 20s
- 5 were in their 40s
- 21 were in their 50s
- 56 were in their 60s
- 54 were in their 70s
- 66 were in their 80s
- 33 were over 90
- 101 female, 136 male
- 236 individuals had underlying health conditions
- A Police Department employee assigned to the Support Bureau has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee, who is not a Long Beach resident, was last at work on Sept. 15. They are now isolating at home.
- The City will hold a press conference on Tuesday, Sept. 22 for the start of a new COVID-19 testing program in Long Beach focused on traditionally underserved Latinx and undocumented communities, in partnership with the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA).
Long-Term Care Facility Case Information:
- A total of1,471 positive cases have been confirmed at LTCFs in the city since the start of the pandemic (see attachment).
Tracking the Curve:
- For the most up-to-date information, visit longbeach.gov/COVID19data (see attachment for today’s snapshot).