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Riverside County reports 120 new cases, 0 deaths, & 257 recoveries over the weekend

NEW CASES

Riverside County reported 120 new coronavirus cases since Friday, bringing the total up to 298,001 cases

The Coachella Valley reported 22 cases over the weekend (50,111 total)

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

Metrics Update

Last Tuesday, Riverside County moved further away from possibly being moved to the "yellow" tier.

  • 4.5 adjusted case rate (Last week - 3.6)
  • 2.3% positivity rate (Last Week - 2.0%)
  • 2.9% health equity rate (Last Week - 2.3%)

The county would need to be below all three metrics needed for two weeks before being moved.

However, California is set to lift most restrictions on June 15. The mask mandate will remain in place after restrictions are lifted.

Riverside County COVID Vaccine Appointments

According to Riverside County, 45.0% of the county's population (or 876,196 people) is either partially of fully vaccinated. 29.0% of the population, or 565,554 residents, is fully vaccinated

COVID vaccine clinics are open across Riverside County for all residents 16 and older. You can schedule an appointment at: https://www.rivcoph.org/COVID-19-Vaccine

Seniors who need assistance can dial 2-1-1.

Those who register must show proof of age/employment at the time of appointment.

Residents under 18 must have a parent or guardian with them when arriving to their vaccine appointment.

Check Out: Riverside County expands COVID vaccine eligibility to those 16 & older starting April 6

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.

Testing

Riverside County have conducted 2,909,693 coronavirus tests since the pandemic began.

County health officials are urging the public to continue getting tested, which helps slow the spread of the virus and may contribute to Riverside County moving into the red tier.

Where 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

Riverside County reported no COVID-19 deaths since Friday. The total number of deaths remains at 4,559.

Riverside County reported 257 recoveries over the past 24 hours. There are a total of 291,739 recoveries in Riverside County.

Hospitalizations

COVID-related hospitalizations decreased by 2 patients since Friday, bringing the total to 77.

The total number of COVID patients in the ICU decreased by 5 patients, bringing that number to 17. The all-time low for COVID ICU patients is 13 which was set on March 29, 2020.

The SoCal region's ICU availability percentage is at 35.5%. The state's four-week projection has the availability going up to 40.6%.

Cases in Coachella Valley Cities and Communities (As of 04/26/21)

· Bermuda Dunes
Confirmed Cases: 651
Deaths: 10
Recovered: 635

· Cabazon
Confirmed Cases: 321
Deaths: 7
Recovered: 307

· Cathedral City
Confirmed Cases: 7,119
Deaths: 109
Recoveries: 6,955

· Coachella
Confirmed Cases: 7,894
Deaths: 94
Recovered: 7,776

· Desert Edge
Confirmed Cases: 342
Deaths: 16
Recovered: 325

· Desert Hot Springs
Confirmed Cases: 4,206
Deaths: 72
Recovered: 4,115

· Desert Palms
Confirmed Cases: 257
Deaths: 24
Recovered: 232

· Garnet
Confirmed Cases: 892
Deaths: 19
Recovered: 868

· Indian Wells
Confirmed Cases: 193
Deaths: 6
Recovered: 185

· Indio
Confirmed Cases: 12,269
Deaths: 223
Recoveries: 11,987

· La Quinta
Confirmed Cases: 3,414
Deaths: 61
Recovered: 3,331

· Mecca
Confirmed Cases: 1,133
Deaths: 19
Recovered: 1,114

· North Shore
Confirmed Cases: 358
Deaths: 1
Recovered: 357

· Oasis
Confirmed Cases: 882
Deaths: 9
Recovered: 873

· Palm Desert
Confirmed Cases: 3,937
Deaths: 118
Recovered: 3,787

· Palm Springs
Confirmed Cases: 3,728
Deaths: 125
Recovered: 3,578

· Rancho Mirage
Confirmed Cases: 1,098
Deaths: 49
Recovered: 1,043

· Sky Valley
Confirmed Cases: 223
Deaths: 5
Recovered: 215

· Thermal
Confirmed Cases: 469
Deaths: 9
Recovered: 460

· Thousand Palms
Confirmed Cases: 1,046
Deaths: 9
Recovered: 1,033

· County Jails
There are 938 cases in the County's jails, with 1 death, and 935 recoveries.·

· State Jails
There are 5,472 cases in the state's jails and 5,465 recoveries.

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