MANHATTAN BEACH, CA — The confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Manhattan Beach continues to rise, according to the latest data released by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Today's data reported that MB has 228 cases, an increase of 3 from the previous day's report. On July 15, MB had 213 cases. The city hit the 200 mark on July 12.
On May 20, the city had 74 cases; on June 27, the city had 121, and on July 10, Manhattan Beach had increased to 194 cases. Deaths in Manhattan Beach remain at 4. In today's LA County report, 9 new deaths and 3,160 new cases of COVID-19 were announced. To date, Public Health has identified 159,045 positive cases of COVID-19 across LA County, and a total of 4,104 deaths. The decrease in deaths may reflect a reporting lag from over the weekend, according to the county. Today's report also says "of the 2,232 confirmed COVID-19 cases currently hospitalized, 26% of these people are confirmed cases in the ICU and 19% are confirmed cases on ventilators."
Public Health offers a dedicated call line for confirmed cases of COVID-19. If you have not yet connected with a public health specialist or need more information on services, call toll-free at 1-833-540-0473. Residents who do not have COVID-19 should continue to call 211 for resources or more information.
Testing results are available for over 1,540,000 individuals with 10% of all people testing positive, a rate that has increased from 9% to 10%. The majority of all cases have occurred in people under the age of 41 with over 52% of people younger than 41 years old infected with COVID-19.
Public Health urges everyone to avoid the Three C's: Crowded places, Confined spaces and Close contact with others not in your household. Everyone should always wear a face covering securely over your nose and mouth and keep six feet apart from others not in your household when out in public. Public Health reminds everyone that you remain safer at home.