COVID-19 City Update: 02.22

By the Numbers (Long Beach only): 

  • 50,855 total positive results 
    • 193 new cases since last update (Feb. 18)
    • Seven-day positivity rate: 4.9%
    • 14.8 seven-day case rate per 100K population
  • 808 fatalities
  • 235 Long Beach residents hospitalized with COVID-19
  • 170 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 47,519 recovered (Please note that, for low-risk patients recovering at home, recovery data is self-reported) 
  • 700,441 total tests conducted
  • Information as of Feb. 20

State Indicators (Updated on 2/16/21):

  • Current LA County Tier: Purple Tier (Widespread)
  • Seven-day positivity rate: 7.2%
  • 20.0 adjusted daily new cases per 100K population
  • Testing positivity in lowest-resourced areas (health equity metric): 10.1%

Details Regarding Fatalities:

  • 313 are associated with long-term care facilities (LTCF)
  • Ages:
    • 6 were in their 20s
    • 21 were in their 30s
    • 31 were in their 40s
    • 85 were in their 50s
    • 176 were in their 60s
    • 180 were in their 70s
    • 215 were in their 80s
    • 94 were over 90 
  • 339 female, 469 male
  • 20 individuals had no known underlying health conditions
  • 38 individuals had unknown underlying health conditions

Daily Highlights

  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom visited the City of Long Beach this morning to personally thank the City’s Health and Human Services Department and all healthcare workers at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center vaccine site for their efforts to help get the community vaccinated.
  • The City of Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department (PRM) will continue the popular Nature Detectives after school camp program at El Dorado Nature Center on select days in March and April.

Long-Term Care Facility Case Information:

  • A total of 3,354 positive cases have been confirmed at LTCFs in the city since the start of the pandemic (see attachment).

Tracking the Curve: