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80 Cases

Number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the
City of Manhattan Beach
Updated on June 2, 2020
Source (LACDPH)


The City of Manhattan Beach has proclaimed a Local State of Emergency (PDF) regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The staff continue to monitor and speak with the health experts at Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH), California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Their health expertise and guidance are critical to the City’s planning and response to the coronavirus. On March 11, the coronavirus outbreak was characterized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The City's Emergency Operations Center is currently at a Level 1 and staffed during normal business hours. City Hall is operational but remains closed to the public as part of strict social distancing protocols that the City has implemented.

Emergency Orders and Urgency Ordinances
The City has adopted several ordinances and resolutions in response to the Local State of Emergency to protect consumers, protect tenants from evictions, closing non-essential businesses, places of worship, and limiting social gatherings. To see all the reports, ordinances, news and more, visit the COVID-19 Reports and News webpage. 

Urgency Ordinances
Emergency Orders
Reopening Protocols
Recent Press Releases from the City:

City to Re-Open Tennis, Paddleball & Pickleball Courts

Courts will re-open for singles play only, and with modified hours and restrictions for public access.
Post Date:05/15/2020 4:00 PM

Press Release: City to Re-Open Tennis, Paddleball & Pickleball Courts (PDF)


Bruce Moe, City Manager
City of Manhattan Beach
(310) 802-5053


George Gabriel, Senior Management Analyst
(310) 802-5054 

City to Re-Open Tennis, Paddleball & Pickleball Courts

Manhattan Beach, CA (May 15, 2020) -  Beginning Friday, May 22 at 7:00 AM, the City’s public tennis courts, paddleball courts and pickleball courts will re-open for singles play only, and with modified hours and restrictions for public access. To reduce crowding at the courts and provide a streamlined process for users to secure a public court, online reservations will be made available at

“I am pleased the City is able to re-open the courts at Live Oak Park and Manhattan Heights for use. Tennis, paddleball, and pickleball are unique sports that allow players to practice social distancing while enjoying the benefits of staying healthy and active outdoors. As a general reminder, please be responsible and adhere to the new protocols in place,” said Mayor Richard Montgomery. 

On-line reservations will be available for users three days prior to the requested court time beginning Tuesday, May 19 at 7:00 AM. Guidelines in accordance with the County’s re-opening protocols for play, modified hours, personal health and safety requirements are listed on the City’s website at  

The City will continue to monitor and evaluate the conduct and behavior of players, their willingness to exhibit safe practices, and Coronavirus trends in the community. The City may adjust openings and closures based on such information.

City officials are in discussions with Manhattan Beach Unified School District (MBUSD) about re-opening Mira Costa High School tennis courts for reservations. Check the City’s website for the latest information. 

For questions regarding court reservations or for more information, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at (310) 802-5448.

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