By the Numbers (Long Beach only):
- 12,356 total positive results
- 45 new cases since yesterday
- Seven-day positivity rate: 3.7%
- 7.7 daily new cases per 100K population
- 249 fatalities
- 43 people hospitalized
- Approximately 11,574 recovered (Please note that, for low-risk patients recovering at home, recovery data is self-reported)
- 233,308 total tests conducted
- Information as of October 8
State Indicators (Updated on Tuesdays):
- Current LA County Tier: Purple Tier (Widespread)
- Seven-day positivity rate: 2.8%
- 7.4 daily new cases per 100K population
Details Regarding Fatalities:
- 155 are associated with long-term care facilities (LTCF)
- 2 were in their 20s
- 6 were in their 40s
- 23 were in their 50s
- 59 were in their 60s
- 58 were in their 70s
- 67 were in their 80s
- 34 were over 90
- 104 female, 145 male
- 248 individuals had underlying health conditions
- Today’s case count includes 30 backlogged cases from June that have been reported by the State. The other 45 cases are new.
- A public-facing Police Department employee assigned to the North Division has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee, who is not a Long Beach resident, was last at work on October 7. They are now isolating at home.
- The City is encouraging all residents, businesses, schools and visitors to take part in this year’s “Great ShakeOut” earthquake drill at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, to practice what to do in the event of a major earthquake.
Long-Term Care Facility Case Information:
- A total of1,478 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).