City of Hermosa Beach COVID-19 Update for 6.10.20
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.
Downtown Parking Lots Reopen Friday Morning: The City of Hermosa Beach will reopen some Downtown parking lots beginning Friday morning. Provided below is the status of each downtown parking lot:
- Lot A will reopen for use by the general public (maximum of 3 hours per day), and for normal use by monthly permit holders.
- Lot B will reopen for use by the general public and monthly permit holders.
- The parking structure (Lot C) remains closed with City Council discussion regarding future use tentatively scheduled for June 23rd.
- Lot D will return to its normal mix of metered parking.
- Temporary 15-minute parking zones on Hermosa Avenue and Pier Avenue will remain unchanged.
Please see the Hermosa Beach Parking website page for a map and more information about the parking lots.
County to Reopen Key Sectors Tomorrow: L.A. County is moving forward into Phase 3 on the Roadmap to Recovery and plans to issue an order tomorrow that will allow key economic and community sectors to reopen on Friday, including gyms and fitness centers, day camps, spectator-free professional sports, hotels and short-term lodging, museums, campgrounds, and entertainment production. Although these sectors can be reopened countywide beginning Friday, the logistics and preparation involved will require additional time for certain sectors to reopen including local day camps. For a full list of what can reopen and what remains closed for now, please see the Re-Opening Guide from LA County Public Health. Industry guidance was provided by the State of California last week and can be found on the City’s Business Resource webpage.
Los Angeles County Put On State COVID-19 Watch List: Due to concerns about COVID-19 transmission, California health officials have placed Los Angeles and eight other counties on an official COVID-19 watch list. If the issues are not appropriately addressed, renewed restrictions could be implemented according to the California Public Health Department, including the possibility of another stay-at-home mandate.
Los Angeles County Update: The L.A. County Department of Public Health today reported 61 new deaths and 1,275 new cases of COVID-19. To date, Public Health has identified 67,064 positive cases of COVID-19 across all areas of L.A. County, and a total of 2,768 deaths. The County continues to report 36 COVID-19 diagnoses and 2 COVID-19 related deaths in Hermosa Beach.
State & Federal Updates
Global Economy Needs at Least Two Years to Recover Post-COVID-19: According to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the global economy will take at least two years to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic as the world enters the worst peacetime recession in 100 years.
Emergency COVID-19 Measures Prevented Over 500 Million Infections Across 6 Countries: In the first peer-reviewed analysis of local, regional and national policies conducted by UC Berkeley, researchers found that policies including travel restrictions, business and school closures, shelter-in-place orders and other non-pharmaceutical interventions averted roughly 530 million COVID-19 infections across China, South Korea, Italy, Iran, France and the United States in the study period from January to April 6, 2020.
Global Coronavirus Figures: More than 7.3 million people have confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, and almost 415,000 COVID-19 related deaths have occurred across the globe as of June 10, according to Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.
Latest Facts & Figures*
Jurisdiction - Reported Cases | Reported Deaths
- Hermosa Beach - 36 | 2
- L.A. County - 67,064 | 2,768
- California - 136,191 | 4,776
- United States - 1,973,797 | 112,133
*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.