Pandemic Rolls On; One-Third Of CA Population Tested For Covid-19, Under 6% Of Them Tested Positive
As of Tuesday September 22nd 2020; Stats are through Sunday September 20th 2020
California has tested 13,672,782 of its 40 million people for the Covid-19 virus, since March 2020. That’s 34.18% of the population.
26,327,218 people still need to be tested in California, that’s 65.81% of the state’s population.
5.71% of the people tested for Covid-19 in California have tested positive. That’s 781,694 people.
94.28% of the people tested for Covid-19 in California have tested negative. That’s 12,891,088 people.
California has 15,018 deaths from Covid-19, which is 1.93% of those who have tested positive.
California hospitals report 3/10th’s of 1% of the people who have tested positive, are hospitalized, which is 2,573 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the hospitals. 811 of those patients are in ICU. The State also reports having another 886 “Suspected Covid-19” patients.
Riverside County stats as of Tuesday morning September 22nd 2020, are through Sunday September 20th 2020
Riverside County has tested 613,711 people for Covid-19 since March 2020, out of a population of 2.5 million. That’s 24.54% of the County’s population.
1,886,289 people still need to be tested in the county, that’s 75.45% of the county’s population.
9.35% of the people tested for Covid-19, have tested positive.
That’s 57,419 people.
90.64% of the people tested for Covid-19 in Riverside County have tested negative. That’s 556,292 people.
Of the 57,419 people who have tested positive in Riverside County,
91.37% of them, 52,469, have fully recovered.
6.36% of them, 3,657 are at home recovering. Together, that’s 97.73% of all the positive cases.
2/10th’s of 1%, of the people who have tested positive so far in Riverside County, 131 people, remain hospitalized, and 47 of them are in Intensive Care.
2% of the people who have tested positive so far in Riverside County, 1,162 people, have died from Covid-19. 335 of those deaths have been in the Coachella Valley, which is 28.82% of the County’s total. 303 deaths in cities, 32 deaths in unincorporated areas…9 in Mecca, 1 in Vista Santa Rosa, 3 in Bermuda Dunes, 4 in Garnet, 3 in Desert Palms, 5 in Desert Edge, 4 in Oasis, 2 in Sky Valley and 1 in North Shore.
Of the 1,162 people who have died from Covid-19 in Riverside County, 810 of them have been over 64; 293 have been between 45 and 64.
14,301 positive cases have been recorded in the Coachella Valley since March 8th 2020, when the testing and counting began. 94.07% of them, 13,453 people, have recovered. Only 848 active cases in the desert on 9/22/2020.
1,891 cases are in unincorporated areas of the desert since March 2020.
(Mecca 441 cases, Thermal 175 cases, Oasis 331 cases, North Shore 124 cases, Bermuda Dunes 134 cases, Thousand Palms 224 cases, Vista Santa Rosa 94 cases, Garnet 216 cases, Desert Palms 43 cases, Desert Edge 63 cases, and Sky Valley 46 cases)
94.50%, or 1,787 people have recovered from Covid-19 in unincorporated areas:
Mecca 416, Thermal 167, Oasis 315, North Shore 121, Bermuda Dunes 123,
Thousand Palms 216, Vista Santa Rosa 86, Garnet 209, Desert Palms 40, Desert Edge 51, Sky Valley 43
Only 104 active cases of Covid-19 in unincorporated areas as of 9/22/2020.
12,410 Covid-19 cases reported in cities in the desert, since March 2020.
94% of those people, 11,666, people have recovered. Only 744 active Covid-19 cases in cities in the Coachella Valley as of 9/22/2020.
1,895 cases in Cathedral City, 32 dead 1,807 people have recovered
2,651 cases in Coachella, 27 dead 2,536 people have recovered
1,105 cases in Desert Hot Springs, 26 dead, 1,033 people recovered
46 in Indian Wells, 2 deaths 43 people have recovered
3,637 cases in Indio, 70 dead 3,417 people have recovered
783 cases in La Quinta, 18 dead 743 people have recovered
1,016 cases in Palm Desert, 55 dead 915 people have recovered
1,042 cases in Palm Springs, 50 dead 966 people have recovered
235 cases in Rancho Mirage, 23 dead 206 people have recovered
22 cases in Idyllwild/Pine Cove, 1 death; 21 people have recovered
60 cases in Cabazon, 1 dead; 50 people have recovered
In Riverside County:
There are no deaths from Covid-19 for anyone from newborn to age 17.
6 deaths among people aged 18-24.
53 deaths among people aged 25-44
293 deaths among people aged 45-64
554 deaths among people aged 64-84
256 deaths among people aged 85 and up.
685 deaths are men, 473 are women, and 0 are transgender, non-binary or intersex according to county officials
Riverside County has 3,384 cases in nursing homes, with 2,092 cases among patients, and 1,292 cases among staff. The overwhelming majority of nursing home cases, 917 cases, are in the City of Riverside.
In Coachella Valley nursing facilities, there have been 192 cases in Palm Desert, 138 in Palm Springs, 77 in Rancho Mirage, 57 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 awhile 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.
Or contact www.gettested.ruhealth.org for a list of test sites in Riverside County.
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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