Long Beach on Tuesday reported 16,786 total cases, up from 15,522 on Nov. 24. The average number of new cases has increased by 313% since Nov. 1, a much steeper curve compared to the summer surge.
Contact tracers have reached out to 3,300 people in the past week to chat with those who have tested positive and identify others who might be infected.
In Long Beach, the case rate per 100,000 residents has spiked to 24.7 from 6.9 on Nov. 1.
The proposal, which the Long Beach City Council will consider in its next regular meeting on Dec. 8, would use future federal stimulus funds meant to support small businesses.
Restaurant owners say thousands will lose their jobs when the city’s health order closing all in-person dining goes into effect.
The city is preparing plans for getting doses to the public, including determining with CDC guidance who gets it first, and how to store it and distribute it in freezing temperatures.
Long Beach health officials say the city has a higher case rate than Pasadena, which has opted to keep outdoor dining.
Local hospitals—there are five that serve the Long Beach area—have all seen numbers double in recent weeks, with an increase in younger people, children and pregnant women being admitted, the mayor said on Monday.
After weeks of low case rates, local nursing homes are once again seeing an increase in COVID-19 outbreaks as the county on Thursday reported a record number of total cases.
Venice Gamble, un padre de dos hijos, ha presentado una queja ante el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Long Beach sobre su política de calificaciones durante la pandemia de COVID-19.