Today, Torrance once again led the South Bay beach cities with seven more new confirmed cases on what is typically the slow day of reporting in the week. Redondo Beach had three new confirmed cases and Manhattan Beach added one to their total. Hermosa Beach ended their longest streak ever of consecutive days with at least one new confirmed case. El Segundo was also shut out today.

There were not any further reports of new confirmed cases at local non-residential worksites since the five staff at the Costco location at 2640 Lomita Blvd., on Sunday.

El Segundo with 42 confirmed cases has the fewest among these South Bay beach cities. Today’s three additional confirmed cases in Redondo Beach has raised their case rate of 251.8 per 100,000 just over that of El Segundo, which now has the lowest case rate of these South Bay beach cities at 250.2 per 100,000 people. Hermosa Beach’s total of 56 confirmed cases now raises their case rate to 284.7 per 100,000 people to handily exceed Manhattan Beach’s rate of 275.0 per 100,000 people from 99 confirmed cases. Torrance continues to have the most confirmed cases (now 499, more than two and a half times the next highest city, Redondo Beach). Torrance also has the highest case rate at 334.3 per 100,000 people, the only one of these South Bay beach cities that has surpassed the level of 300 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…