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Riverside County reports 249 new cases, 10 deaths, & 167 recoveries

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Cases Changes Today

There were reported 249 new cases since Tuesday across Riverside County. This brings the total amount of cases up to 36,159.

361,065 tests have been conducted so far, 1,494 new tests since yesterday.

The doubling rate was at 27.7 days as of July 28. This is the total number of days it takes for the number of cases to double.

Officials project that by August 5, there will be 13,883 new cases bringing the total to 45,865 cases.

On Monday, county health officials announced that they estimate that more than 100,000 residents may have been infected with the virus. This comes after preliminary results of the COVID-19 antibody testing study.

Full Details: Health officials estimate more than 100K in Riverside County may have been infected with coronavirus

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(Note Data will continue to update past today)

Deaths and Recoveries

The county reported 10 more death over the past 24 hours. The total number of deaths is now at 684.

Cathedral City reported four new deaths and Palm Desert reported one new death.

12,656 patients have recovered, an increase of 167 since Tuesday.

Hospitalizations

Hospitalized patients increased today for the first time in several days. There were three more patients in the hospital for coronavirus today.

There are currently 490 patients with coronavirus in the hospital.

3 patients are from correctional facilities and there are no patients from Imperial County as of July 28, according to the Emergency Management Department.

There was also another increase in the total amount of coronavirus patients admitted to the ICU. The county reported 10 additional patients admitted into the ICU today.

There are now 153 patients in the ICU.

Last Tuesday, a medical military team was sent to Eisenhower Health in Rancho Mirage after the hospital reached "virtually" 100% staffing and 80% bed usage.

"We had peaked at over 90 patients in the hospital and are now down about 70 patients in the hospital with COVID at the moment," Williamson told News Channel 3's Peter Daut on Tuesday.

The latest graph showing coronavirus-related hospitalizations at Eisenhower Health reveals a continued sharp decline in bed usage.

COACHELLA VALLEY NUMBERS

Indio has the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths. Indio has 2,544 cases and 56 deaths.

Cases in Coachella Valley cities & communities (As of 7/29/2020)
· Bermuda Dunes
Confirmed Cases: 91
Deaths: 3
· Cabazon
Confirmed Cases: 30
Deaths: 1
· Cathedral City
Confirmed Cases: 1,299
Deaths: 20
· Coachella
Confirmed Cases: 1,891
Deaths: 16
· Desert Edge
Confirmed Cases: 28
Deaths: 2
· Desert Hot Springs
Confirmed Cases: 696
Deaths: 11
· Desert Palms
Confirmed Cases: 34
Deaths: 2
· Garnet
Confirmed Cases: 143
Deaths: 0
· Indian Wells
Confirmed Cases: 34
Deaths: 1
· Indio
Confirmed Cases: 2,544
Deaths: 56
· La Quinta
Confirmed Cases: 571
Deaths: 15
· Mecca
Confirmed Cases: 297
Deaths: 7
· North Shore
Confirmed Cases: 97
Deaths: 1
· Oasis
Confirmed Cases: 231
Deaths: 2
· Palm Desert
Confirmed Cases: 764
Deaths: 40
· Palm Springs
Confirmed Cases: 729
Deaths: 25
· Rancho Mirage
Confirmed Cases: 185
Deaths: 14
· Sky Valley
Confirmed Cases: 26
Deaths: 0
· Thermal
Confirmed Cases: 125
Deaths: 0
· Thousand Palms
Confirmed Cases: 140
Deaths: 0
· County Jails
There are 289 cases in the County's jails, with 2 deaths, and 207 recoveries.· State Jails
There are 1,235 cases in the state's jails

Symptoms

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

You can call the Centers for Disease Control with any questions at 211 and 800–CDC –INFO (800 – 232 – 4636).

These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus, according to the CDC.

If you want to be seen at Eisenhower Health, call their coronavirus hotline first at 760-837-8988 or 760-TEST988 with is open every day from 7 am to 7 pm. Avoid the spread of this illness.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.

How to get tested

Remember, you can get tested even if you do not have symptoms. Testing was expanded to include all residents on April 17.

You are now able to get a free test at many Rite-Aids in the area. Click here for a full list of stores and to schedule your appointment.

Click here to find the closest testing site to you

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