California announced it will offer residents a digital record of their coronavirus vaccination that they can use as proof they got the shot.
Mayor Robert Garcia delivered what is expected to be his last formal COVID-19 media briefing Tuesday afternoon as the city transitions into the recovery phase of the pandemic
At lower income levels—employees that make under $27,000 a year—the employment rate is 37.2% lower than what it was in January last year.
Long Beach did not start enforcing its mask mandate until December. And even then, the process was limited by some complicating factors.
The two new deaths bring the city’s total to 937 people who have died from the COVID-19 pandemic as of May 24. The city last reported a death May 11.
De las más de 900 personas que han muerto como consecuencia de la pandemia, el 43% eran latinos.
Long Beach entra al nivel “amarillo” del estado el jueves y los bares operen en el interior sin tener que servir comida por primera vez desde que comenzó la pandemia en marzo pasado.
The yellow tier is the state’s least restrictive tier for reopening the economy and will largely allow restaurants, gyms, breweries and other businesses that have indoor operations to increase their operating capacity from the previous orange tier restrictions.
Deaths in Long Beach have begun to slow with the city not having reported a single death in over two weeks. But the city endured a grim winter where double-digit daily death reports from the city were common.
Federal officials said 49 children have tested positive for COVID-19 and were being kept in isolation along with their siblings.