California has 40 million residents.   5,674,955 of them have been tested for Covid-19, that’s 14.18% of the population.


California has 336,508 positive cases for Covid-19, which is 5.92% of the people who have been tested so far.


California has 7,087 deaths from Covid-19, which is 2.10% of those who have tested positive.


Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, Riverside County has had 26,481people test positive for the virus. An increase of 733 cases over the past 24 hours.


Of those 26,481 people who have tested positive in Riverside County, 37.3% of them, 9,893,  have fully recovered.

58.5% of them, 15,499, are at home recovering and are not getting any medical assistance. Together, that’s 95.8% of all the positive cases.


2% of the people who have tested positive so far in Riverside County, 536 people, remain hospitalized, (that includes 6 people from Imperial County and 6 from county jails), and 136 of them are in Intensive Care.


2% of the people who have tested positive so far in Riverside County, 553 people, have died from Covid-19.


294,389 people have been tested for Covid-19 in Riverside County as of Wednesday morning July 15th, 2020,  and 8.99% of them, 26,481, have tested positive 267,908 people have tested negative, which is 91% of the people tested.


11.77% of Riverside County’s population has been tested for Covid-19.  That’s 294,389 people out of a population of 2.5 million people.



7,418 cases are in the Coachella Valley. An increase of 130 new cases in the past 24 hours.


946 cases are in unincorporated areas of the desert;

(Mecca 224 cases and 6 deaths, Thermal 97 cases, Oasis 168 cases,  North Shore 81 cases and 1 death, Bermuda Dunes 66 cases and 1 death, Thousand Palms 96 cases, Vista Santa Rosa 54 cases and 1 death, Garnet 91 cases, Desert Palms 30 cases and 2 deaths, Desert Edge 21 cases and 2 deaths, and Sky Valley 18 cases)



6,602 cases are in cities:  An increase of 119 new cases in the past 24 hours.


505 cases in Palm Springs, 18 dead

141 cases in Rancho Mirage, 12 dead

989 cases in Cathedral City, 10 dead

588 cases in Palm Desert, 31 dead

1,965 cases in Indio, 44 dead

438 cases in La Quinta, 12 dead

458 cases in Desert Hot Springs, 5 dead

1,493 cases in Coachella,  14 dead

25 in Indian Wells, no deaths

10 cases in Idyllwild/Pine Cove, no deaths

25 cases in Cabazon, 1 dead


In Riverside County:


9,893  people have recovered from the Covid-19 virus.

15,499 people are quarantined at home in various stages of recovery.


There have been 553 deaths linked to Covid-19 in Riverside County as of Friday morning July 10th, 2020.  237 are women, 316 are men.


159 of those deaths are in the Coachella Valley.   146 deaths in cities, 13deaths in unincorporated areas…6 in Mecca,  1 in Vista Santa Rosa, 1 in Bermuda Dunes, 2 in Desert Palms, 2 in Desert Edge, and 1 in North Shore.



Riverside County has 2,211 cases in nursing homes, with 1,359 cases among patients, and 852 cases among staff. The overwhelming majority of nursing home cases, 704 cases, are in the City of Riverside.

In Coachella Valley nursing facilities, there have been 164 cases in Palm Desert, 76 in Palm Springs, 50 in Indio, 50 in La Quinta, 46 in Rancho Mirage.



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 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 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

To get a test through Borrego Health, call 833-624-1097 to make an appointment in Coachella.  Or 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 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


Federal information



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