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Long Beach Follows LA County In Reopening Gyms, Museums, Hotels And More This Friday

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Long Beach will follow Los Angeles County's direction and allow gyms, museums, day camps, hotels, and other businesses to reopen this Friday.

The decision comes as health officials continue to track coronavirus cases. To date in Long Beach:

  • 103 people have died
  • More than 2,400 cases have been confirmed
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia says they're also keeping watch on the city's hospitalization rate, slowly increasing over the past two weeks.
"But we also know that we have plenty of room in our hospitals, and we have plenty of ventilators, and we have the ability to take more if there ends up being a surge of need in our hospitals -- we know we have that capacity, which we're thankful for. But we really also want people to be safe."

As of today, 80 people are hospitalized — down from a peak of 105 hospitalizations Memorial Day weekend.
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OVERALL LOOK AT LA COUNTY NUMBERS

Here's a look at longer-term trends in the county. To see more visit our California COVID-19 Tracker and choose L.A. County or any other California county that interests you. These numbers are current as of Tuesday, June 9:

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