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Riverside County reports 4,808 cases, 63 deaths, & 15 more hospitalizations since Wednesday

Riverside County reported 4,808 new cases since Wednesday, bringing the total of cases up to 255,808.

The Coachella Valley 749 new cases (43,678 total)

New Cases Reported by Valley City:

  • Desert Hot Springs - 71
  • Palm Springs - 48
  • Cathedral City - 91
  • Rancho Mirage - 17
  • Palm Desert -     58
  • Indian Wells - 4
  • LQ - 45
  • Indio - 185
  • Coachella - 122

Check out the county map below
(Note Data will continue to update past today)

More vaccine appointments were available today in Riverside County. However, the appointments were filled up in less than an hour while many residents reported issues getting into the website.

Download the News Channel 3 app on the Apple Store or Google Play to get alerts on when new appointments or vaccine clinics are available.

Residents 65 years and older as well as more essential workers are now eligible to receive their vaccination.

You can register at If you or someone you know needs help registering, call 2-1-1.

Stay-at-home Order extended in SoCal Region (Including Riverside County)

The stay-at-home order is still in effect in the Southern California region, which includes Riverside County.

The region's current ICU bed availability remains at 0.0%. It needs to reach at least 15% for the order to be lifted.

Click here for more details on the order

The following businesses/recreational facilities will be required to close:
-- indoor and outdoor playgrounds;
-- indoor recreational facilities;
-- hair salons and barbershops;
-- personal care services;
-- museums, zoos, and aquariums;
-- movie theaters;
-- wineries;
-- bars, breweries and distilleries;
-- family entertainment centers;
-- cardrooms and satellite wagering;
-- limited services;
-- live audience sports; and
-- amusement parks

Hotels and lodging are able to stay remain open for critical infrastructure support, as can offices. Schools with waivers will be allowed to remain open. Places of worship are restricted to outdoor only services.

Stay up-to-date with the latest local coronavirus news, including reopenings and closing, new case data, live news conferences, and other updates at or download the News Channel 3 app on the Apple Store and Google Play.


Riverside County has conducted 2,011,390 tests. The county reported 16,670 tests conducted since Tuesday.

How to get tested

Remember, you can get tested even if you do not have symptoms. Testing is available to all county residents.

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

Find County Testing Sites

Deaths and Recoveries

Since Monday, the county reported 63 additional COVID-19 deaths. The total number of deaths is now 2,739.

The Coachella Valley reported 14 deaths bringing the total up to 662.

Deaths in Local Cities:

  • Desert Hot Springs - 3
  • Cathedral City - 1
  • Rancho Mirage - 1
  • Palm Desert - 1
  • Indio - 1
  • Coachella - 1

Full Details: COVID-19 is the third leading cause of death in Riverside County in 2020

Riverside County reported 6,314 recoveries since Monday. There are a total of 175,433 recoveries in Riverside County.


Riverside County reported 15 more hospitalizations since Wednesday. The total remains at 1,529.

This increase comes after a few consecutive days of decreasing hospitalizations.

Read: COVID hospitalizations in Riverside County continue downward trend (01/19/21)

The number of patients admitted into the ICU across Riverside County did not change over the past 24 hours. The county currently has 335 patients in the ICU.

Check Out: See inside COVID-19 unit at Eisenhower Health as hospital sees a surge in patients

The county's ICU bed availability percentage remains at 0%, meaning hospitals are in their surge plans. Hospitals are converting rooms to make room for more patients.

(Note Data will continue to update past today)

Cases in Coachella Valley Cities and Communities (As of 01/21/21)

· Bermuda Dunes
Confirmed Cases: 564
Deaths: 6
Recovered: 388

· Cabazon
Confirmed Cases: 258
Deaths: 1
Recovered: 182

· Cathedral City
Confirmed Cases: 6,123
Deaths: 73
Recoveries: 4,347

· Coachella
Confirmed Cases: 7,087
Deaths: 59
Recovered: 5,403

· Desert Edge
Confirmed Cases: 301
Deaths: 12
Recovered: 183

· Desert Hot Springs
Confirmed Cases: 3,536
Deaths: 48
Recovered: 2,518

· Desert Palms
Confirmed Cases: 225
Deaths: 14
Recovered: 143

· Garnet
Confirmed Cases: 773
Deaths: 13
Recovered: 551

· Indian Wells
Confirmed Cases: 169
Deaths: 6
Recovered: 124

· Indio
Confirmed Cases: 10,810
Deaths: 155
Recoveries: 7,809

· La Quinta
Confirmed Cases: 2,900
Deaths: 44
Recovered: 2,013

· Mecca
Confirmed Cases: 1,039
Deaths: 16
Recovered: 818

· North Shore
Confirmed Cases: 317
Deaths: 2
Recovered: 268

· Oasis
Confirmed Cases: 782
Deaths: 6
Recovered: 618

· Palm Desert
Confirmed Cases: 3,367
Deaths: 84
Recovered: 2,303

· Palm Springs
Confirmed Cases: 3,223
Deaths: 89
Recovered: 2,265

· Rancho Mirage
Confirmed Cases: 902
Deaths: 28
Recovered: 569

· Sky Valley
Confirmed Cases: 177
Deaths: 2
Recovered: 119

· Thermal
Confirmed Cases: 412
Deaths: 4
Recovered: 326

· Thousand Palms
Confirmed Cases: 870
Deaths: 5
Recovered: 619

· County Jails
There are 912 cases in the County's jails, with 1 death, and 751 recoveries.·

· State Jails
There are 4,862 cases in the state's jails and 4,010 recoveries.

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