COVID-19 City Update: 1.29

By the Numbers (Long Beach only): 

  •  47,844 total positive results 
    • 225 new cases since yesterday
    • Seven-day positivity rate: 10.4%
    • 69.3 seven-day case rate per 100K population
  • 663 fatalities
  • 311 Long Beach residents hospitalized with COVID-19
  • 388 total COVID-19 hospitalizations in area hospitals (Long Beach Memorial Hospital, St. Mary Medical Center, College Medical Center, Lakewood Regional Medical Center and Los Alamitos Medical Center)
  • Approximately 37,931 recovered (Please note that, for low-risk patients recovering at home, recovery data is self-reported) 
  • 650,855 total tests conducted
  • Information as of Jan. 28

State Indicators (Updated on 1/26/21):

  • Current LA County Tier: Purple Tier (Widespread)
  • Seven-day positivity rate: 13.9%
  • 48.2 daily new cases per 100K population
  • Testing positivity in lowest-resourced areas (health equity metric): 18.3%

Details Regarding Fatalities:

  • 279 are associated with long-term care facilities (LTCF)
  • Ages:
    • 3 were in their 20s
    • 18 were in their 30s
    • 24 were in their 40s
    • 66 were in their 50s
    • 139 were in their 60s
    • 153 were in their 70s
    • 186 were in their 80s
    • 74 were over 90 
  • 280 female, 383 male
  • 13 individuals had no known underlying health conditions
  • 25 individuals had unknown underlying health conditions

Daily Highlights

  • A public-facing Police Department employee assigned to Port Patrol Division has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee, who is not a Long Beach resident, was last at work on Jan. 27. They are now recovering at home.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB) recently achieved accreditation from the leading trade organization for airports for its commitment to ensuring the health and safety of its passengers and employees since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Long-Term Care Facility Case Information:

  • A total of3,201 positive cases have been confirmed at LTCFs in the city since the start of the pandemic (see attachment).

Tracking the Curve: