The overall number of confirmed COVID-19 cases for Long Beach residents climbed to 54, up from 41 on Wednesday.
The man was taken to a mental health evaluation facility and the investigation is ongoing, police said.
Police said the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed and not wearing his seatbelt when lost control and crashed.
The city’s health department has tested 60 people since receiving its first round of test kits last week.
City health officials are working to determine the exact location and origin of exposure, but Fire Station 11, at 160 E. Market St. in North Long Beach, has been identified as a common location where the firefighters recently worked.
The number is up from 21 cases reported on Monday and comes as the city saw its first fatality—a woman in her 50s with underlying health conditions.
Health officials are notifying those who may have come into contact with the students.
The hospital is planning to accept transfers from other hospitals. It will not be accepting emergency room patients or walk-in patients.
Street sweeping enforcement will be delayed for one additional week to allow time for residents to apply for the new programs, officials said.
The 94-year-old East Long Beach facility has been working to reopen after closing in 2018 due seismic compliance issues, shuttering the areas only emergency room.