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Riverside County reports 3 new cases, 1 death, & 106 recoveries since Tuesday

NEW CASES

Riverside County reported just 3 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total up to 298,262 cases.

County spokesperson Jose Arballo Jr told News Channel 3 that the county had some duplicates in the reporting .

"Basically there are about 100 new cases, but 97 were eliminated because a review of data showed they were duplicates," Arballo wrote.

The Coachella Valley reported 16 cases less cases since Tuesday (50,119 total)

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

Metrics Update

Riverside County's metrics slightly improved compared to last Tuesday's update, however, the county could still be a few weeks away from reaching the yellow tier.

  • 3.9 adjusted case rate (Last week - 4.5)
  • 2.1% positivity rate (Last Week - 2.3%)
  • 2.1% health equity rate (Last Week - 2.9%)

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, 45.2% of the county's population (or 881,010 people) is either partially of fully vaccinated. 29.5% of the population, or 574,230 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 2,921,226 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 1 COVID-19 death over the past 24 hours. The total number of deaths is 4,564.

Riverside County reported 106 recoveries over the past 24 hours. There are a total of 291,854 recoveries in Riverside County.

Hospitalizations

COVID-related hospitalizations decreased by 5 patients since Tuesday, bringing the total to 73.

The total number of COVID patients in the ICU decreased by 2 patients, bringing that number to 19. 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 33.0%. The state's four-week projection has the availability going up to 34.2%.

Cases in Coachella Valley Cities and Communities (As of 04/28/21)

· Bermuda Dunes
Confirmed Cases: 650
Deaths: 10
Recovered: 634

· Cabazon
Confirmed Cases: 322
Deaths: 7
Recovered: 307

· Cathedral City
Confirmed Cases: 7,117
Deaths: 110
Recoveries: 6,954

· Coachella
Confirmed Cases: 7,894
Deaths: 94
Recovered: 7,777

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

· Desert Hot Springs
Confirmed Cases: 4,211
Deaths: 72
Recovered: 4,118

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

· Garnet
Confirmed Cases: 893
Deaths: 19
Recovered: 869

· Indian Wells
Confirmed Cases: 194
Deaths: 6
Recovered: 185

· Indio
Confirmed Cases: 12,268
Deaths: 223
Recoveries: 11,986

· La Quinta
Confirmed Cases: 3,414
Deaths: 61
Recovered: 3,329

· Mecca
Confirmed Cases: 1,133
Deaths: 19
Recovered: 1,113

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

· Oasis
Confirmed Cases: 880
Deaths: 9
Recovered: 871

· Palm Desert
Confirmed Cases: 3,940
Deaths: 118
Recovered: 3,790

· Palm Springs
Confirmed Cases: 3,733
Deaths: 125
Recovered: 3,582

· Rancho Mirage
Confirmed Cases: 1,099
Deaths: 49
Recovered: 1,043

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

· Thermal
Confirmed Cases: 470
Deaths: 9
Recovered: 461

· Thousand Palms
Confirmed Cases: 1,045
Deaths: 9
Recovered: 1,032

· County Jails
There are 939 cases in the County's jails, with 1 death, and 935 recoveries.·

· State Jails
There are 5,471 cases in the state's jails and 5,464 recoveries.

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