Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia: COVID-19 Positivity Rate Drops

14 Aug

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia announced by email, on Friday, Aug. 14, the COVID-19 positivity rate has dropped from a high of almost 15 percent in mid-July to 10 percent in August to 8.6 percent now.

He admitted it “is still higher than where we need to be, but a sign of good of (sic) steady progress.”

He also said, “Hospitalization rates are also starting to come down.”

The email defined the COVID-19 positivity rate as “the percentage of people who test for the virus and come back positive.”

One Response to “Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia: COVID-19 Positivity Rate Drops”

  1. elskipporoo Monday, August 17, 2020 at 12:17 am #

    WELL, AFTER ALL THESE IDIOTS GOING TO THE BEACHES AND BARS AND SUCH, AND NOT RESPECTING THE SAVE DISTANCE FROM ONE ANOTHER, I EXPECT IT TO SHOOT UP AGAIN.YA JUST CAN’T FIX STUPID !!!

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