Today, Torrance was the only South Bay beach city with any new confirmed cases (5). Torrance now has ten of the cities’ thirteen cases so far this week (Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach each have one while El Segundo alone is still scoreless).

Additionally, there was another death in Torrance today. Together with the death yesterday, Torrance now has a total of 48 deaths which raises their mortality rate to 32.2 per 100,000 people. This is over three times higher than Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach which each have a rate of 10.2 per 100,000 people.

Among these beach cities, Hermosa Beach still has the fewest confirmed cases (36, only one less than El Segundo now) and the lowest case rate at 183.0 per 100,000 people. Torrance continues to have the most confirmed cases (now 422) and the highest case rate at 282.7 per 100,000 people.

More charts and commentary can be read in the Situation Summary for the South Bay beach cities.

L.A. County – Thursday, July 2nd

Today, Los Angeles County had 2,160 more new confirmed cases than the total reported from yesterday. This is up over 9% from the the day before and it is the sixth highest single day increase. The cumulative positivity rate in the county (excluding Long Beach and Pasadena) from 100,188 persons tested positive out of 1,133,140…