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31 new coronavirus cases and 2 deaths in the South Bay in 24 hours

As of Sunday May 17, 2020, there were at least 3,771 documented cases of the novel coronavirus in South Bay communities, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 209 COVID-19 deaths in the South Bay.

Between 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, there were 31 new cases and 2 deaths in the South Bay area.

The South Bay communities with the most overall cases of COVID-19 are San Pedro with 799, Inglewood with 487, and Carson with 345. Most of the cases in San Pedro are at the federal prison on Terminal Island.

Outside of the South Bay, communities in the Long Beach area have a total of 3,828 cases and 150 deaths.

There could be more cases in any of these areas. The county is still investigating 1,692 possible COVID-19 cases and hasn’t yet released information on where those patients live in the county.

And due to the limited availability of COVID-19 tests, officials have said there are many more people infected with the novel coronavirus than are represented in these numbers.

As of 8 p.m. Sunday across Los Angeles County, the health departments of LA County and the cities of Pasadena and Long Beach have recorded 38,466 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

Of the 38,466 patients with positive COVID-19 tests, 5,835 have been hospitalized.

There have been 1,842 deaths in the county due to the virus.

Between Saturday and Sunday, there were 455 new cases and 21 deaths across LA County.

The county’s data is released in the afternoon and covers the period of time ending at 8 p.m. the previous day.

Totals for Long Beach and Pasadena are provided by those cities’ public health departments. Other totals are from LA County.

Community-level data from Los Angeles County includes the number of positive cases and deaths due to COVID-19 along with percentages of the area’s population for each.

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