Total hospitalizations in the county, meanwhile, fell below 2,000 on Wednesday for the first time since late December.
¿Quién asume la responsabilidad de vacunar a los detenidos? “No lo sé”, dijo el cirujano general de California. Frente a tal confusión, algunos funcionarios del condado están enviando dosis a los centros de detención de inmigrantes, mientras que otros esperan orientación estatal.
Long Beach health officials closed all swimming areas west of Belmont Pier after 26,241 gallons of sewage from the city of Los Angeles spilled into the Los Angeles River on Monday.
Long Beach reported 14.8 cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 residents, well below a high of 158 reported on Jan. 15.
Jackson, who was appointed by then-City Manager Patrick West in 2017, worked on the city’s billion-dollar budget to allocate money toward public safety, affordable housing and homelessness.
Overall, the county’s COVID-19 situation continues to improve, with average daily case numbers down 85% from earlier January, average hospitalizations down 61% and average daily deaths down 91%.
The decision to allow religious services also stems from a Supreme Court decision in a case brought by Pasadena-based Harvest Rock Church, which argued the ban was a violation of freedom of the expression of religion.
The city and county, however, are still a ways from reaching the threshold the state has set to begin lifting more restrictions on activities and businesses.
A message from the department said Chief Robert Luna was able to call for medial aid and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Both the number of cases and deaths have more than doubled over just the last six weeks as the city and county emerge from a winter surge that lasted roughly two months.