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As More People Get Out, Covid-19 Cases Jump In Riverside County; Still Only 2% Of Patients Testing Positive Are Hospitalized; Hospitals Managing Current Load

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Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, Riverside County has had 14,431 people test positive for the virus. There have been 631 new cases in the past 24 hours.

Of those 14,431 people who have tested positive in Riverside County, 48.5% of them, 7,009, have fully recovered.

46% of them, 6,676, are at home recovering and are not getting any medical assistance.

Together, that’s 94.5% of all the positive cases.

2% of the people who have tested positive so far in Riverside County, 315 people, remain hospitalized, and 90 of them are in Intensive Care.

2.9% of the people who have tested positive so far in Riverside County, 431 people, have died from Covid-19.

193,954 people have been tested for Covid-19 in Riverside County as of Wednesday morning June 24th and 7.4% of them, 14,431, have tested positive.

Approximately 7.7% of Riverside County’s population has been tested for Covid-19.  That’s 193,954 people out of a population of 2.5 million people.

4,081 cases are in the Coachella Valley. An increase of 227 cases in the past 24 hours

3,547 cases are in cities. An increase of 183 cases in the past 24 hours.

534 cases are in unincorporated areas of the desert; An increase of 44 cases in the past 24 hours.

(Mecca 154 cases and 4 deaths, Thermal 68 cases, Oasis 87 cases,  North Shore 55 cases and 1 death, Bermuda Dunes 34 cases and 1 death, Thousand Palms 36 cases, Vista Santa Rosa 36 cases and 1 death, Garnet 37 cases, Desert Palms 12 cases, Desert Edge 9 cases, and Sky Valley 6 cases)

There have been 431 deaths linked to Covid-19 in Riverside County as of Wednesday, June 24th, 2020.  188 are women, 243 are men

112 of those deaths are in the Coachella Valley.   105 deaths in cities, 7 deaths in unincorporated areas…4 in Mecca,  1 in Vista Santa Rosa, 1 in Bermuda Dunes, and 1 in North Shore.

245 cases in Palm Springs, 15 dead

85 cases in Rancho Mirage, 9 dead

470 cases in Cathedral City, 4 dead

311 cases in Palm Desert, 29 dead

1,062 cases in Indio, 25 dead

231 cases in La Quinta   10 dead

209 cases in Desert Hot Springs, 2 dead

917 cases in Coachella,  11 dead

17 in Indian Wells, no deaths

7 cases in Idyllwild/Pine Cove

15 cases in Cabazon, 1 dead

2,123 cases in Riverside,  120 dead

1,255 cases in Moreno Valley, 35 dead

370 cases in Hemet, 23 dead.      239 cases in San Jacinto, 6 dead

286 cases in Beaumont, 12 dead.   162 cases in Banning, 7 dead

7,009  people have recovered from the Covid-19 virus.

315 are hospitalized (including new patients from Imperial County).

6,676 are quarantined at home in various stages of recovery.

193,954 people have been tested so far.

Riverside County has 1,697 cases in nursing homes, with 1,057 cases among patients, and 640 cases among staff. The overwhelming majority of nursing home cases, 602 cases, are in the City of Riverside.

In Coachella Valley nursing facilities, there have been 79 cases in Palm Desert, 46 in Rancho Mirage…27 patients and 15 staff from Vista Cove Assisted Living in Rancho Mirage and another 12 patients and 4 staff at Rancho Mirage Terrace, 47 cases in Indio, 44 in Palm Springs and 19 in La Quinta.

All testing is free to the patient being tested.

Drive-thru testing is available by appointment only at the Riverside County Fairgrounds in Indio from 9 a-m to 3 p-m Tuesday through Saturday, by appt only. You can also get tested at the Cathedral City Library on Date Palm Drive. Call 800-945-6171 to make an appointment, and you no longer need to have symptoms to schedule a test.

Or call 888-634-1123 to make an appointment to get tested at the Lozano Community Center in Desert Hot Springs. Testing will be offered at Bagdouma Park Community Center on Douma Street in Coachella starting Tuesday, June 23rd.

Or call 760-992-0407 to get tested at the Desert Aids Project in Palm Springs.

Borrego Health, Riverside County, City of Coachella, and Spotlight 29 Casino are doing testing adjacent to the casino on Dillon Road.  Call 833-624-1097 to make an appointment

 

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