Riverside County reported 669 new coronavirus cases since Friday. This brings the total number of cases in the county up to 351,710.
On Mondays, city and community data is updated. Today's updates show that the Coachella Valley reported 228 new coronavirus cases in the past week.
Coachella Valley City Changes (From 9/20/21 to 9/27/21)
- Desert Hot Springs - 25 new cases, 0 new deaths
- Palm Springs - 13 new cases, 2 new deaths
- Cathedral City - 25 new cases, 4 new deaths
- Rancho Mirage - 13 new cases, 0 new deaths
- Palm Desert - 24 new cases, 0 new deaths
- Indian Wells - 1 new cases, 0 new deaths
- La Quinta - 17 new cases, 2 new deaths
- Indio - 61 new cases, 2 new deaths
- Coachella - 2 new cases, 2 new deaths
Cases in Schools:
- PSUSD - 33 students and 4 staff
- DSUSD- 80 students and 8 staff
- CVUSD- 11 students and 3 staff members
The case rate per 100K for the county remained at 23.1, which has remained the same since Friday. Just a month ago, the case rate was 35.3.
The county's positivity rate also remained at 6.8%, which has been the same since Thursday. On August 27, the positivity rate was at 11%.
Deaths and Recoveries
Riverside County reported 12 additional COVID-19 deaths over the weekend. The county has a total of 4,963 COVID deaths.
The county reported 1,594 recoveries since Friday. There are a total of 342,136 recoveries in the county.
Hospitalizations and ICU data
Riverside County reported 41 fewer COVID-related hospitalizations since Friday. The county now has a total of 381 hospitalizations.
The county reported 6 fewer patients in the ICU due to COVID-19 since Friday. The total number of patients in the ICU is 111.
According to the county, 1,373,920 residents, or 65.3% of the eligible population, are partially or fully vaccinated.
A total of 1,211,572 residents, or 57.6%, are fully vaccinated.
Booster shots are now available at Riverside County public health clinics for eligible residents.
Those eligible for the booster include:
- People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot.
- People aged 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot.
- People aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot, based on their individual benefits and risks.
- People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot based on their individual benefits and risks.
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 9/27/21)
· Bermuda Dunes
Confirmed Cases: 836
Confirmed Cases: 373
(Note: Does not count towards the valley's total)
· Cathedral City
Confirmed Cases: 8,136
Confirmed Cases: 8,460
· Desert Edge
Confirmed Cases: 409
· Desert Hot Springs
Confirmed Cases: 4,901
· Desert Palms
Confirmed Cases: 315
Confirmed Cases: 1,006
· Indian Wells
Confirmed Cases: 229
Confirmed Cases: 13,943
· La Quinta
Confirmed Cases: 4,187
Confirmed Cases: 1,180
· North Shore
Confirmed Cases: 373
Confirmed Cases: 940
· Palm Desert
Confirmed Cases: 4,777
· Palm Springs
Confirmed Cases: 4,567
· Rancho Mirage
Confirmed Cases: 1,334
· Sky Valley
Confirmed Cases: 265
Confirmed Cases: 516
· Thousand Palms
Confirmed Cases: 1,190
· County Jails
There are 1,049 cases in the County's jails, with 1 death, and 1,019 recoveries
· State Jails
There are 5,507 cases in the County's jails, with 1 death, and 5,598 recoveries.
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