MANHATTAN BEACH, CA — While the increase of COVID-19 positive cases in Manhattan Beach continues to inch upward by 7 in two days, hitting 249, Los Angeles County is still seeing a concerning rise countywide. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 53 new deaths and 3,628 new cases of COVID-19 in its report today. The State of California says the higher case numbers are, in part, due to its electronic lab system and today's numbers include backlogged positive results.
Individuals under the age 30 account for 54% of the new cases, with a total 76% of people under 50 among the new cases. The majority, at 92%, of the reported 53 new deaths from COVID-19 had underlying health conditions. Countywide, 10% of testing cases yield positive results.
In Manhattan Beach, on May 20, just before the County reopened, the city had 74 cases; on June 27, the city had 121; on July 10, MB had 194 cases; on July 20, 228 cases, and on July 23rd, the city registered 238 cases. Deaths in the city from the coronavirus remain at 4.
Now, only unincorporated areas in LA County are reporting zero cases. All cities and areas within the City of Los Angeles have confirmed cases of COVID-19. Unincorporated areas, however, do have zero cases. Those areas include Charter Oak, East Lancaster, Franklin Canyon, Harbor Gateway, La Habra Heights, Lakewood, Miracle Mile, Placerita Canyon, San Clemente Island, San Francisquito Canyon/Bouquet Canyon, West Chatsworth and Whittier Narrows.