As of Tuesday, May 26th, 2020


Riverside County has 7,004  positive cases of Covid-19, as of Tuesday  May 26th 2020.

1,336 cases are in the Coachella Valley.

1,138 of those are in cities.

198 cases are in unincorporated areas of the desert (Bermuda Dunes, Thousand Palms, Sky Valley, Mecca, Thermal, Oasis, Vista Santa Rosa).

There have been 292 deaths linked to Covid-19 in Riverside County as of Tuesday May 26th 2020.

54 of those deaths are in the Coachella Valley.  51 deaths in cities, 3 deaths in unincorporated Mecca.


Here is the local tally of cases:

127 cases in Palm Springs, 9 dead

33 cases in Rancho Mirage, 3 dead

134 cases in Cathedral City, 2 dead

162 cases in Palm Desert, 19 dead

255 cases in Indio, 5 dead

104 cases in La Quinta   9 dead

68 cases in Desert Hot Springs, 1 dead

242 cases in Coachella, 3 dead

13 in Indian Wells, no deaths

5 cases in Idyllwild/Pine Cove

3 cases in Cabazon, 1 dead

1,156 cases in Riverside,  86 dead

702 cases in Moreno Valley, 22 dead

241 cases in Hemet, 19 dead.    114 cases in San Jacinto, 4 dead

192 cases in Beaumont, 11 dead

4,211 people have recovered from the Covid-19 virus in Riverside County.

194 are hospitalized.

2, 307 are quarantined at home in various stages of recovery.

104,325 people have been tested so far.

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.

The county is also doing testing at 790 S. State Street in San Jacinto, and 921 S Belle St in Corona, and the Mellman Library on County Centre Drive in Temecula.

Or call 888-634-1123 to make an appointment to get tested at the Boys and Girls Club in Mecca, or the Lozano Community Center in Desert Hot Springs.

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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