174 COVID-19 cases in Paramount as of May 10

This public domain illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. In this view, the protein particles E, S and M, also located on the outer surface of the particle, have all been labeled as well. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Artwork by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM

There were 174 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in the city of Paramount as of Sunday, May 10, according to the Los Angeles County Public Health Department.

There have been 31,677 cumulative cases in LA County and 1,530 deaths.

The following are the known “Los Angeles County Residential Congregate Settings with One or More Positive COVID-19 Cases” as reported by the county Public Health Department as of May 10:


Affinity Healthcare Center—Paramount—31 staff members—32 residents—5 deaths. (The county website did not distinguish between deaths of staff members and residents.) The California Department of Public Health website will only confirm that there have been fewer than 11 cases confirmed on May 9 and fewer than 11 cumulative deaths confirmed as of May 9.

La Paz Geropsychiatric Center—Paramount—0 staff members—2 residents—0 deaths. The California Department of Public Health website, last updated May 9, reported zero cases.

According to the California Department of Public Health, there have been zero cases at Paramount Convalescent Hospital.