California has tested 10,832,757 of its 40 million people for the Covid-19 virus, since March 2020. That’s 27.08% of the population.
29,167,243 people still need to be tested in California, that’s 72.919% of the state’s population.
6.26% of the people tested for Covid-19 in California have tested positive. That’s 679,099 people.
93.73% of the people tested for Covid-19 in California have tested negative. That’s 10,153,658 people.
California has 12,407 deaths from Covid-19, which is 1.82% of those who have tested positive.
California hospitals report 6/10th’s of 1% of the people who have tested positive, are hospitalized, which is 4,365 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the hospitals. 1,367 of those patients are in ICU. The State also reports having another 1,172 “Suspected Covid-19” patients.
Riverside County stats as of Thursday morning August 27th, 2020, are through Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
Riverside County has tested 499,248 people for Covid-19 since March 2020, out of a population of 2.5 million. That’s 19.96% of the County’s population.
2,000,752 people still need to be tested in the county, that’s 80.03% of the county’s population.
10.32% of the people tested for Covid-19 have tested positive.
That’s 51,538 people.
89.67% of the people tested for Covid-19 in Riverside County have tested negative. That’s 447,710 people.
Of the 51,538 people who have tested positive in Riverside County,
79.10% of them, 40,769, have fully recovered.
18.54% of them, 9,560 are at home recovering and are not getting any medical assistance. Together, that’s 97.64% of all the positive cases.
4/10th’s of 1%, of the people who have tested positive so far in Riverside County, 225 people, remain hospitalized, and 78 of them are in Intensive Care.
1.90% of the people who have tested positive so far in Riverside County, 984 people, have died from Covid-19. 300 of those deaths have been in the Coachella Valley, which is 30.48% of the County’s total. 271deaths in cities, 29 deaths in unincorporated areas…8 in Mecca, 1 in Vista Santa Rosa, 3 in Bermuda Dunes, 4 in Garnet, 3 in Desert Palms, 4 in Desert Edge, 3 in Oasis, 2 in Sky Valley and 1 in North Shore.
Of the 984 people who have died from Covid-19 in Riverside County, 687 of them have been over 64 years old.
13,267 positive cases have been recorded in the Coachella Valley since March 8th, 2020, when the testing and counting began. The Coachella Valley has accounted for 25.74% of the positive cases in Riverside County.
1,753 cases are in unincorporated areas of the desert;
(Mecca 404 cases, Thermal 159 cases, Oasis 312, North Shore 121 cases, Bermuda Dunes 125 cases, Thousand Palms 206 cases, Vista Santa Rosa 84 cases, Garnet 204 cases, Desert Palms 43 cases, Desert Edge 51 cases, and Sky Valley 44 cases)
11,514 cases are in cities in the desert:
978 cases in Palm Springs, 43 dead
225 cases in Rancho Mirage, 19 dead
939 cases in Palm Desert, 48 dead
1,768 cases in Cathedral City, 29 dead
2,432 cases in Coachella, 25 dead
3,375 cases in Indio, 66 dead
736 cases in La Quinta, 17 dead
1,019 cases in Desert Hot Springs, 22 dead
42 in Indian Wells, 2 deaths
22 cases in Idyllwild/Pine Cove, 1 death
47 cases in Cabazon, 1 dead
In Riverside County:
There are no deaths from Covid-19 for anyone from newborn to age 17.
5 deaths among people aged 18-24.
45 deaths among people aged 25-44
247 deaths among people aged 45-64
477 deaths among people aged 64-84
210 deaths among people aged 85 and up.
585 deaths are men, 398 are women, and 0 are transgender, non-binary or intersex according to county officials
Riverside County has 3,160 cases in nursing homes, with 1,961 cases among patients, and 1,199 cases among staff. The overwhelming majority of nursing home cases, 902 cases, are in the City of Riverside.
In Coachella Valley nursing facilities, there have been 190 cases in Palm Desert, 132 in Palm Springs, 76 in Rancho Mirage, 56 in Indio, 53 in La Quinta,
Riverside County is no longer providing capacity statistics for the hospitals in the county.
The federal temporary hospitals built at the County Fairgrounds in Indio and the old Sears Store in Riverside months ago, are still equipped and ready to be used. They are not currently being used because they are not needed at this time. They are not staffed right now because there are no patients there.
If they are needed, they can quickly be staffed and put into operation.
All testing is free to the patient being tested. Be patient, you might have to wait a while to get an appointment.
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. Go online to www.rivcoph.org/coronavirus/testing to make an appointment or call 800-945-6171 to make an appointment, and you no longer need to have symptoms to schedule a test.
Go online to www.lhi.care/covidtesting or call 888-634-1123 to make an appointment to get tested at the Lozano Community Center in Desert Hot Springs or at Bagdouma Park Community Center on Douma Street in Coachella
Or call 760-992-0407 to get tested at the Desert Aids Project in Palm Springs. Or go to www.desertaidsproject.org
To get a test through Borrego Health, call 833-624-1097 to make an appointment in Coachella. Or www.borregohealth.org for a complete listing of Borrego Health test sites in the desert.
To get tested at a CVS drug store in the Coachella Valley, make an appt at www.cvs.com/minuteclinic. Testing available at the following CVS Stores in the desert.
— 82-270 Highway 111, Indio
— 425 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs
— 84010 Avenue 50, Coachella
— 42150 A Jackson St., Indio
— 44075 Jefferson St., La Quinta
If you have any questions about Covid-19, call Eisenhower Health Covid-19 Hotline at 760-TEST-988.
It is staffed by registered nurses 24/7 to answer Covid-19 questions.
The Riverside County General Information Covid-19 line is 2-1-1.
California information www.covid19.ca.gov
Federal information www.cdc.gov
Rite Aid is expanding its COVID-19 testing capacity across California too.
Testing will be available by appointment for people 18 years of age or older, regardless of whether the person is experiencing symptoms, according to Rite Aid. Results are expected in three to five days, a company spokesperson said.
The Riverside County locations providing testing starting Thursday, July 16th, 2020 are:
— 910 W. Ontario Ave., Corona;
— 1688 N. Perris Blvd., Perris;
— 16491 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Elsinore;
— 8015 Limonite Ave., Riverside;
— 616 E. Hobson Way, Blythe;
— 260 N. Sanderson Ave., Hemet;
— 12900 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs;
— 806 Ramsey St., Banning;
— 1180 N. State St., San Jacinto;
— 894 Oak Valley Parkway, Suite B, Beaumont;
— 42021 E. Florida Ave., Hemet;
— 51101 Cesar Chavez St., Coachella;
— 47985 Monroe St., Building A, Indio;
— 1660 E. First St., Beaumont.
The sites will utilize self-swab nasal tests overseen by Rite Aid pharmacists and will operate weekdays from 10 a.m to 8 p.m., and weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Patients must provide government-issued ID, be at least 18 and pre-register online at www.riteaid.com to schedule an appointment.
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