COVID-19 City Update: 10.9

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)
  • Ages:
    • 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 Highlights:

  • 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: