As of May 8, there are 898 positive COVID-19 cases in Long Beach with 565 recoveries, officials said. Despite the continued increase in infection, Mayor Robert Garcia announced the first steps in reopening the economy set to begin Friday.
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UPDATE: CSULB’s campus still open despite COVID-19 outbreak causing two-week quarantine, pause in in-person instruction
Despite a coronavirus outbreak in the residence halls causing 23 additional students to test positive for the virus and in-person instruction to be paused for two-weeks, Long Beach State’s campus has remained open and operational for the time being. No additional buildings have been closed since the two-week pause was[Read More…]
With less activity on Long Beach State’s campus, the University Police Department responds to calls nearby for grand theft as well as suspicious persons and circumstances.
Long Beach State is potentially looking at lower international student enrollment next academic year, even with current overall enrollment at an all-time high.
Through an online survey, Associated Students, Inc. found that the majority of Long Beach State students are not satisfied with online instruction.
Following an outbreak of COVID-19 on campus, all residential students who have tested positive or are considered at-risk for contraction are being forced to move into a quarantine space in Hillside College.
As Long Beach State remains mostly empty this fall, the vending machines on campus, too, stay empty, resulting in a loss of revenue for the university.
Joseph I. Castro has been named the California State University’s new chancellor after current Chancellor Timothy P. White delayed his initial retirement due to the coronavirus pandemic.
CSULB campus officials not monitoring COVID-19 regulations, mask wearing or social distancing not being enforced
Although Long Beach State has implemented several health and safety regulations on campus, the University Police Department said of which are not being enforced.
Long Beach State President Jane Close Conoley said there have been five new positive COVID-19 cases associated with the school, four of which are students and one being a staff member. None of the affected individuals have been on campus, according to Conoley.