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Coronavirus: 3 more deaths in Coachella Valley, 10 more recoveries countywide

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Three deaths from Coachella Valley were added to the Riverside County total Saturday. From Friday to Saturday, records indicate Palm Desert had one more death. Palm Springs has two more deaths. Palm Springs now leads the valley in the number of cases and fatalities.

Deaths due to coronavirus in Riverside County now total 18, according to health officials. As of Friday, deaths in Riverside County stood at 15.

As of Saturday afternoon, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Riverside County is now 665. This is up from the 638 cases health officials announced on Friday.

Also up are the number of cased now considered "recovered." Friday that number was at 50. Saturday afternoon, officials say the number is 60.

Other valley cities saw additional confirmations of cases. Coachella rose from 1 confirmed case on Friday to 7 on Saturday. La Quinta rose in the same period from 17 to 18. Some valley communities have no recorded cases.

Here are case totals throughout the Coachella Valley, as of the afternoon of Saturday, April 4:

  • Community of Bermuda Dunes
    Confirmed Cases: 2
    Deaths: 0
  • Community of Cabazon
    Confirmed Cases: 0
    Deaths: 0
  • City of Cathedral City
    Confirmed Cases: 17
    Deaths: 1
  • City of Coachella
    Confirmed Cases: 7
    Deaths: 0
  • City of Desert Hot Springs
    Confirmed Cases: 6
    Deaths: 0
  • City of Indian Wells
    Confirmed Cases: 8
    Deaths: 0
  • City of Indio
    Confirmed Cases: 33
    Deaths: 2
  • City of La Quinta
    Confirmed Cases: 18
    Deaths: 0
  • Community of Mecca
    Confirmed Cases: 2
    Deaths: 0
  • Community of North Shore
    Confirmed Cases: 0
    Deaths: 0
  • Community of Oasis
    Confirmed Cases: 1
    Deaths: 0
  • City of Palm Desert
    Confirmed Cases: 36
    Deaths: 2
  • City of Palm Springs
    Confirmed Cases: 46
    Deaths: 5
  • City of Rancho Mirage
    Confirmed Cases: 15
    Deaths: 2
  • Community of Sky Valley
    Confirmed Cases: 0
    Deaths: 0
  • Community of Thermal
    Confirmed Cases: 0
    Deaths: 0
  • Community of Thousand Palms
    Confirmed Cases: 0
    Deaths: 0

Cases by age:

  • 0 to 4 = 2
  • 5 to 17 = 6
  • 18 to 39 = 164
  • 40 to 64 = 297
  • 65 to 79 = 104
  • 80 + = 33

Complete coverage of Coronavirus in Coachella Valley

Know the symptoms of coronavirus. If you have fever, cough, or shortness of breath, you should seek medical advice, experts say.

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A drive-up testing site is now open on the county fairgrounds in Indio. Area residents can be screened for symptoms over the phone by calling 800-945-6171, and if deemed eligible, can schedule an appointment. Drive-ups without an appointment will not be tested.

The CDC and Riverside County health officials recommend people cover their nose and mouth when leaving home for essential travel. This new directive is because the spread of coronavirus is accelerating faster than expected. It's now recommended everyone countywide cover their nose and mouth any time you leave home – to go to the grocery store, doctor's office, or at work for essential workers.

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