Over the past 24 hours, Riverside County reported 1,089 new coronavirus cases. This brings the total number of cases up to 331,416.
The case rate per 100K increased, going from 35.2 on Wednesday to 35.5 on Thursday. The case rate was at 16.9 at the start of the month.
The county's positivity rate continued to fall, going from 11.9% on Wednesday to 11.5%. At the start of the month it is was at 8.9%.
During Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting, county health officials showed the percentage of cases and deaths by vaccination status from February to August.
Deaths and Recoveries
Riverside County reported 6 additional COVID-19 deaths for the fourth consecutive day. The county has a total to 4,719 COVID deaths.
The county reported 1,012 recoveries over the past 24 hours. There are a total of 318,867 recoveries in the county.
Hospitalizations and ICU data
Riverside County reported 7 additional COVID-related hospitalizations. The county now has a total of 652 hospitalizations.
The last time Riverside County this many COVID-related hospitalizations was February 16, 2021.
The county reported 2 fewer patients admitted into the ICU due to COVID. The total number of patients in the ICU is 135.
Riverside County health officials discussed the the hospitalization data by vaccination status over the past month, showing around 90% of COVID-19 hospitalizations are from unvaccinated residents.
On Tuesday, Eisenhower Health released its own data breaking down its COVID patients by vaccination status.
According to the county, 1,298,306 residents, or 61.7% of the eligible population, are partially or fully vaccinated.
A total of 1,113,4369 residents, or 52.9%, are fully vaccinated.
On Wednesday, the county announced that booster shots are available at the county's mobile clinics for those who are immunocompromised.
The new doses will be available at the mobile clinics operated by Riverside County Public Health Department. #RivCoNOW #RUHealth— Dr. Geoffrey Leung (@RivCoDoc) August 19, 2021
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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.
Cases in Coachella Valley Cities and Communities (As of 08/25/21)
Valley cases are updated every Wednesday
· Bermuda Dunes
Confirmed Cases: 748
Confirmed Cases: 347
(Note: Does not county towards the valley's total)
· Cathedral City
Confirmed Cases: 7,735
Confirmed Cases: 8,215
· Desert Edge
Confirmed Cases: 380
· Desert Hot Springs
Confirmed Cases: 4,596
· Desert Palms
Confirmed Cases: 290
Confirmed Cases: 951
· Indian Wells
Confirmed Cases: 218
Confirmed Cases: 13,203
· La Quinta
Confirmed Cases: 3,844
Confirmed Cases: 1,153
· North Shore
Confirmed Cases: 363
Confirmed Cases: 920
· Palm Desert
Confirmed Cases: 4,468
· Palm Springs
Confirmed Cases: 4,328
· Rancho Mirage
Confirmed Cases: 1,251
· Sky Valley
Confirmed Cases: 248
Confirmed Cases: 493
· Thousand Palms
Confirmed Cases: 1,132
· County Jails
There are 963 cases in the County's jails, with 1 death, and 952 recoveries.·
· State Jails
There are 5,484 cases in the County's jails, with 1 death, and 5,478 recoveries.
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