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Riverside County reports 1900 new cases, 12 deaths, & 60 fewer COVID hospitalizations since Friday

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NEW CASES

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
  • Communities: 
    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.

Check Out: Labor Day travel discouraged for the unvaccinated, valley hospital reports 10 COVID-related deaths in one week

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.

Vaccination Data

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.

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.


More Details: Unvaccinated individuals ‘120 times more likely to die from COVID’ than vaccinated, per new RivCo data analysis

Cases in Coachella Valley Cities and Communities (As of 7/7/21)

· Bermuda Dunes
Confirmed Cases: 791
Deaths: 10
Recovered: 749

· Cabazon
Confirmed Cases: 364
Deaths: 7
Recovered: 348
(Note: Does not count towards the valley's total)


· Cathedral City
Confirmed Cases: 7,955
Deaths: 114
Recoveries: 7,699

· Coachella
Confirmed Cases: 8,355
Deaths: 98
Recovered: 8,188

· Desert Edge
Confirmed Cases: 401
Deaths: 16
Recovered: 372

· Desert Hot Springs
Confirmed Cases: 4,781
Deaths: 77
Recovered: 4,618

· Desert Palms
Confirmed Cases: 303
Deaths: 27
Recovered: 269

· Garnet
Confirmed Cases: 984
Deaths: 20
Recovered: 946

· Indian Wells
Confirmed Cases: 227
Deaths: 7
Recovered: 215

· Indio
Confirmed Cases: 13,630
Deaths: 229
Recoveries: 13,134

· La Quinta
Confirmed Cases: 4,017
Deaths: 62
Recovered: 3,835

· Mecca
Confirmed Cases: 1,166
Deaths: 19
Recovered: 1,137

· North Shore
Confirmed Cases: 369
Deaths: 1
Recovered: 366

· Oasis
Confirmed Cases: 933
Deaths: 8
Recovered: 917

· Palm Desert
Confirmed Cases: 4,643
Deaths: 124
Recovered: 4,415

· Palm Springs
Confirmed Cases: 4,449
Deaths: 132
Recovered: 4,226

· Rancho Mirage
Confirmed Cases: 1,299
Deaths: 51
Recovered: 1,217

· Sky Valley
Confirmed Cases: 252
Deaths: 5
Recovered: 241

· Thermal
Confirmed Cases: 499
Deaths: 9
Recovered: 487

· Thousand Palms
Confirmed Cases: 1,166
Deaths: 10
Recovered: 1,136

· 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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