City of Hermosa Beach COVID-19 Update for 6.2.20
While a second emergency order has been put into place in Los Angeles County that includes an active county-wide curfew due to the threat of civil unrest and criminal activity occurring in communities throughout the region, the City of Hermosa Beach remains committed to providing the community with important information and updates on our response and recovery efforts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to provide relevant updates related to both events through our website, social media, and where appropriate, through our emergency notification system Nixle.
To help keep the community informed, the City of Hermosa Beach is providing regular updates featuring the latest news about COVID-19; related local updates; and how the City is working to meet the needs of the community and protect public health.
Community Reminder: City Budget Workshop Meeting Tomorrow Night: A reminder that tomorrow night’s Budget Workshop meeting will be conducted via videoconference to comply with the governor’s Stay at Home Order. The public meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. tomorrow,June 3, and will be held to help decide the fiscal budget for 2020-2021. The meeting can be watched on local access channels or on the City’s Meeting and Agenda Webpage. For information about commenting and to make a public comment, please see the meeting eComment page.
County Reminder: COVID-19 Testing Available But Impacted By State of Emergency: COVID-19 tests are free and available to all residents of L.A. County. If you would like to get tested, L.A. County is encouraging residents to first contact their Primary Care Provider or Healthcare Center. If you are unable to receive a test, free testing is available across L.A. County at various testing sites. To locate a testing site near you, click here. Because of the ongoing State of Emergency due to civil unrest in L.A. County, some testing sites have been closed temporarily. To find out which sites are closed, click here. To sign up for a test at an open location, click here.
Los Angeles County Update: The L.A. County Department of Public Health today reported 60 new deaths and 1,202 new cases of COVID-19. To date, Public Health has identified 57,118 positive cases of COVID-19 across all areas of LA County, and a total of 2,443 deaths. The County reported one additional case of COVID-19 in Hermosa Beach today, bringing the City’s total numbers to 30 COVID-19 diagnoses and 2 COVID-19 related deaths. Additional details were not made available, and it is unclear when these deaths occurred.
State & Federal Updates
Global Coronavirus Figures: Almost 6.4 million people have confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, and nearly 380,000 COVID-19 related deaths have occurred across the globe as of June 2, according to Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.
Latest Facts & Figures*
Jurisdiction - Reported Cases | Reported Deaths
- Hermosa Beach - 30 | 2
- L.A. County - 57,118 | 2,443
- California - 115,310 | 4,286
- United States - 1,802,470 | 105,157
*All reported data is from the close of the previous day.
Please continue to follow public health experts’ recommendations to avoid spreading the coronavirus including frequent handwashing, avoiding others who are ill, keeping a safe distance from one another, and staying home if you are ill. Public Health has issued the following guidance during this time of increased spread: If you are mildly sick, stay home for at least seven days or until 72 hours after being fever free, whichever is longer. Call your doctor if you are concerned and/or your symptoms worsen. Individuals who are elderly, have underlying health conditions or pregnant should consider contacting their providers earlier when they are sick. More information is available here.
We are monitoring updates and sharing information about the coronavirus from trusted sources including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, California Department of Public Health, and Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
Information regarding coronavirus is changing frequently, and the City will provide the latest information about COVID-19 and links to resources on our website. To stay informed, please sign up for Hermosa Beach eNotifications, public safety alerts or follow the City on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.