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City Manager's Update | COVID-19 Update | May 27, 2020

Post Date:05/27/2020 10:58 AM

Hello Monrovians,   

Last night, the Los Angeles County issued a modified Health Officer Order. In an effort to provide clarity and remain consistent, this updated order aligns LA County's COVID-19 recovery efforts with the State’s California Pandemic Resilience Roadmap

The new Health Officer Order allows for the resumption of faith-based services and the reopening of lower-risk businesses, so long as physical distancing protocols are implemented and all requirements to slow the spread of COVID-19 are met.

Although additional activities are now permitted, residents must still practice physical distancing, wear a cloth face coverings when in contact with others and practice good hygiene.


Additional Details of Reopening Safer at Work and in the Community

The updated Health Officer Order is part of a phased progression guiding the safe resumption of public life in Los Angeles County, including the recent reopening of beach bike paths and permission for car parades honoring graduates.

Examples of activities now permitted:

  • Faith-based organizations may resume services, with the number of congregants limited to less than 25% of the building’s capacity, or a maximum of 100 people, whichever is lower.
  • All retail, including those located in indoor and outdoor retail shopping centers, may open for business at 50% capacity.
  • Flea markets, swap meets and drive-in movie theaters may resume operations.
  • Pools, hot tubs and saunas that are in a multi-unit residence or part of a homeowners association may now open.

In order to reopen, the Order emphasizes that physical distancing requirements, cloth face coverings and other safety protocols must be observed as the recovery progresses.

The following sites are to remain temporarily closed: 

  • Personal Grooming, including Nail Salons, Hair Salons, and Barber Shops
  • Gyms/Fitness Centers, including in Multi-unit Housing
  • Bars and Nightclubs that Don’t Serve Food
  • Basketball and Volleyball Courts
  • Recreation and Community Centers
  • Baseball and Soccer Fields
  • Youth Sports Leagues
  • Indoor Museums, Galleries, and Zoos
  • Public Pools
  • Beach Piers
  • Arcades, Bowling Alleys, Movie Theaters, Live Performance Theaters, Concert Halls and Venues, Stadiums, Arenas, Gaming Facilities, Theme Parks, and Festivals

View the LA County's list of open and temporarily closed sites. 

COVID-19 At a Glance 


As of May 27, approximately 1,736,894 tests have been conducted in California.

Latest Facts & Figures  

Jurisdiction - Confirmed Cases | Deaths

Residential Congregate Settings in Monrovia - Confirmed Cases | Deaths

  • Brookdale Monrovia - 3 staff cases* | 5 resident cases | 1 death
  • Monrovia Gardens Healthcare Center - 20 staff cases* | 54 resident cases | 14 deaths
  • Monrovia Memorial Hospital - 16 staff cases* | 8 resident cases | 2 deaths

*Please note, confirmed cases of employees from residential congregate settings get counted under their home city.

**Additional details on cases and deaths were not provided by the County of Los Angeles. View the Public Health Statement Regarding COVID-19 and Patient Privacy.

LA County's Interactive Dashboard

An interactive COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard provides an overview on COVID-19 testing, cases and deaths along with maps and graphs showing testing, cases and death data by community poverty level, age, sex and race/ethnicity. 

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