Update, as of Saturday afternoon, Riverside County now has 195 confirmed coronavirus cases. The number of deaths is still 8.
Here is a breakdown of cases in Riverside County as of 3:30 PM on March 27:
- 80+ = 13
- 65 to 79 =36
- 40 to 64 = 77
- 18 to 39 = 56
- 5 to 17 = 2
Seven of those deaths are from the Coachella Valley and one death is from the mid-region area including Hemet, Banning and Anza according to the Riverside University Health System.
In Riverside County, the first locally acquired case of COVID-19, more commonly called novel coronavirus, was reported to be a patient at Eisenhower Health. That was on March 7.
If you are feeling symptoms, health experts say to call ahead and notify your healthcare provider.
If you want to be seen at Eisenhower Health, call their 24-hour coronavirus hotline first at 760-837-8988 or 760-TEST988. Avoid the spread of this illness.
You can call the Centers for Disease Control with any questions at 211 and 800–CDC –INFO (800 – 232 – 4636).
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