Since Friday, Riverside County has reported 1,900 new coronavirus cases. This brings the total number of cases up to 340,700.
Break down of cases by Cities:
- Desert Hot Springs - 79 new cases
- Palm Springs - 47 new cases
- Cathedral City - 77 new cases
- Rancho Mirage - 21 new cases
- Palm Desert - 72 new cases
- Indian Wells - 5 new cases
- La Quinta - 86 new cases
- Indio- 206 new cases
- Coachella- 62 new cases
there were 75 cases in our communities
The case rate per 100K continued to decrease over the holiday weekend as well, going from 32.9 on Friday to 29.5 on Tuesday. The case rate was at 20.5 on August 6.
The county's positivity rate continued to decrease, a trend that started on Aug. 20. The county's case went from 9.4% on Friday to 8.3% on Tuesday.
On August 6, the positivity rate was at 8.9%.
Deaths and Recoveries
Riverside County reported 12 additional COVID-19 deaths since Friday. The county has a total of 4,771 COVID deaths.
Eisenhower Health posted an update last Wednesday revealing that there have been 10 COVID deaths at the hospital in the past week. All 10 of the deaths were among unvaccinated people.
The county reported 2,161 recoveries over the holiday weekend. There are a total of 328,306 recoveries in the county.
Hospitalizations and ICU data
Riverside County reported 60 fewer COVID-related hospitalizations since Friday. The county now has a total of 613 hospitalizations.
The county reported 24 fewer patients in the ICU due to COVID. The total number of patients in the ICU is 124.
Two weeks ago, Riverside County health officials discussed the hospitalization data by vaccination status over the past month, showing around 90% of COVID-19 hospitalizations are from unvaccinated residents.
According to the county, 1,329,406 residents, or 63.2% of the eligible population, are partially or fully vaccinated.
A total of 1,149,690 residents, or 54.6%, are fully vaccinated.
Booster shots are available at Riverside 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 7/7/21)
· Bermuda Dunes
Confirmed Cases: 791
Confirmed Cases: 364
(Note: Does not count towards the valley's total)
· Cathedral City
Confirmed Cases: 7,955
Confirmed Cases: 8,355
· Desert Edge
Confirmed Cases: 401
· Desert Hot Springs
Confirmed Cases: 4,781
· Desert Palms
Confirmed Cases: 303
Confirmed Cases: 984
· Indian Wells
Confirmed Cases: 227
Confirmed Cases: 13,630
· La Quinta
Confirmed Cases: 4,017
Confirmed Cases: 1,166
· North Shore
Confirmed Cases: 369
Confirmed Cases: 933
· Palm Desert
Confirmed Cases: 4,643
· Palm Springs
Confirmed Cases: 4,449
· Rancho Mirage
Confirmed Cases: 1,299
· Sky Valley
Confirmed Cases: 252
Confirmed Cases: 499
· Thousand Palms
Confirmed Cases: 1,166
· County Jails
There are 996 cases in the County's jails, with 1 death, and 975 recoveries.·
· State Jails
There are 5,505 cases in the County's jails, with 1 death, and 5,493 recoveries.
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