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Pasadena Reports Death of Third Local Patient with Coronavirus

Published on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | 3:11 pm
 

According to the city’s Public Health Department another Pasadena resident has died after being infected with the coronavirus.

So far three Pasadena residents have died due to complications caused by the virus and 80 local residents have tested positive.

The age of decedents were between 45 and 65. All three had underlying health conditions, according to an email from Pasadena Public Information Officer Lisa Derderian.

The state is currently preparing for a surge in cases.

Gov. Gavin Newsom said he expects the state’s peak to occur next month.

On Monday the Pasadena City Council voted to use the Convention Center as an alternate care facility.

The virus has now made its way into the county’s homeless population 12 of the 15 deaths announced on Monday were homeless people. On Tuesday it was announced 10-of-the-22 new fatalities announced were homeless people.

One hundred people will be tested at the Rose Bowl on Wednesday based on qualifications that make them high risk for infection.

On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer urged people to stay home this week.

“If you have enough supplies in your home, this would be the week to skip shopping altogether,” said Dr. Barbara Ferrer, director of the county Department of Public Health. “If you can arrange for pharmacies and medications and groceries to be delivered, this would be the week to put that in place.”

The city also identified local institutions with one or more cases of the virus. According to city officials, Brighton Care Center, Camellia Gardens, Garfield Care Center, Golden Cross Healthcare, Jasmine Terrace, Huntington Post Acute (Pasadena Meadows), Fair Oaks by Regency Park. Rose Garden and St. Vincents all have more than one patient that has tested positive for the virus.

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