Hospitalizations & ICU
Riverside County is currently reporting its lowest ever number of COVID-related hospitalizations & ICU patients.
COVID-related hospitalizations decreased by 13 patients since Friday, bringing the total to 38.
The total number of COVID patients in the ICU decreased by 3 patient, bringing the total down to 7 patients.
The previous all-time low for COVID ICU patients was 13 while the previous low for hospitalizations was 62. The county broke these two records last week.
The SoCal region's ICU availability percentage is at 33.9%. The state's four-week projection has the availability going down slightly to 35.4%.
Riverside County reported 75 new coronavirus cases since Friday, bringing the total up to 300,321.
Check out the county map below
(Note Data will continue to update past today)
Riverside County's metrics fell near the yellow tier area, but the move could still be another couple of weeks away.
- 2.8 adjusted case rate
- 1.6% positivity rate
- 1.9% health equity rate
California is set to lift most restrictions on June 15. On Monday, California Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly announced that the state will implement the CDC's new face covering guidance starting June 15. This means vaccinated people will no longer need to wear masks in most situations.
Riverside County COVID Vaccine Appointments
According to Riverside County, 47.9% of the county's population (or 1,007,582 people) are either partially of fully vaccinated. This is down from previous weeks as it now accounts for residents ages 12+.
38.4% of the population, or 807,471 residents, are 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.
Riverside County have conducted 3,089,709 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 next tier.
Where to get tested
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.
Deaths and Recoveries
Riverside County reported 2 additional COVID-19 death since Friday. The total number of deaths is now 4,604.
Riverside County reported 278 recoveries since Friday. There are a total of 294,671 recoveries in Riverside County.
Cases in Coachella Valley Cities and Communities (As of 05/24/21)
· Bermuda Dunes
Confirmed Cases: 654
Confirmed Cases: 325
· Cathedral City
Confirmed Cases: 7,147
Confirmed Cases: 7,930
· Desert Edge
Confirmed Cases: 345
· Desert Hot Springs
Confirmed Cases: 4,242
· Desert Palms
Confirmed Cases: 258
Confirmed Cases: 895
· Indian Wells
Confirmed Cases: 197
Confirmed Cases: 12,362
· La Quinta
Confirmed Cases: 3,446
Confirmed Cases: 1,134
· North Shore
Confirmed Cases: 360
Confirmed Cases: 879
· Palm Desert
Confirmed Cases: 3,980
· Palm Springs
Confirmed Cases: 3,764
· Rancho Mirage
Confirmed Cases: 1,106
· Sky Valley
Confirmed Cases: 224
Confirmed Cases: 476
· Thousand Palms
Confirmed Cases: 1,051
· County Jails
There are 939 cases in the County's jails, with 1 death, and 935 recoveries.·
· State Jails
There are 5,473 cases in the state's jails and 5,467 recoveries.