COVID-19 City Update: 11.16

By the Numbers (Long Beach only): 

  • 14,330 total positive results
    • 318 new cases since Thursday  
    • Seven-day positivity rate: 4.3%
    • 12.9 daily new cases per 100K population
  • 266 fatalities
  • 40 people hospitalized 
  • Approximately 13,187 recovered (Please note that, for low-risk patients recovering at home, recovery data is self-reported) 
  • 292,843 total tests conducted 
  • Information as of November 14

State Indicators (Updated on Tuesdays*):

  • Current LA County Tier: Purple Tier (Widespread)
  • Seven-day positivity rate: 5.3%
  • 13.7 daily new cases per 100K population
  • Testing positivity in lowest-resourced areas (health equity metric): 6.5%

*Today’s data reflects the latest numbers provided by the State on Monday, Nov. 16.

Details Regarding Fatalities:

  • 156 are associated with long-term care facilities (LTCF)
  • Ages:
    • 2 were in their 20s
    • 1 were in their 30s
    • 6 were in their 40s
    • 24 were in their 50s
    • 63 were in their 60s
    • 62 were in their 70s
    • 74 were in their 80s
    • 34 were over 90 
  • 111 female, 155 male
  • 3 individuals had no known underlying health conditions

Daily Highlights

  • The City has issued an updated Health Order. The changes are effective as of 12:01 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13, and are in alignment with the State and County of Los Angeles guidelines.
  • A public-facing Police Department employee assigned to South Division has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee, who is not a Long Beach resident, was last at work on Nov. 7. They are now isolating at home.
  • Long Beach is offering free combination flu and COVID-19 tests at City-run testing locations to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep the community safe during flu season.
  • For the tenth consecutive year, the City of Long Beach has been named a Top 10 Digital City by the Center for Digital Government, surpassing numerous other cities in a national survey that spotlights municipalities who align their technology with city goals.

Long-Term Care Facility Case Information:

  • A total of1,496 positive cases have been confirmed at LTCFs in the city since the start of the pandemic (see attachment).

Tracking the Curve: