Riverside County reported the newest cases of coronavirus in one day on Tuesday, June 23, and also set records for the total number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 and those in intensive care units with the disease.
The 631 cases since Monday, June 22 are the most confirmed in a single day, excluding the entry of numbers on Mondays, which include people whose cases were confirmed on Saturday and Sunday, since the county began analyzing COVID- 19.
According to the public health department website, there have been 14,431 confirmed cases of the virus and 431 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Riverside County. There are seven new deaths since Monday.
County hospitals have 315 people with coronavirus, including 90 people in intensive care. Coronavirus hospitalizations hit records for three consecutive days last week, peaking at 311 on Friday.
The website claims that 7,009 people have recovered from COVID-19.
The county has processed 193,954 tests, including people who took the test more than once.
As the county pushed for more younger people to be tested, more cases were confirmed in those age groups: 217 people under 5 and 842 people between 5 and 17 and 5,421 people between 18 and 39 tested positive. in the county. The virus has been found in 5,438 people from 40 to 64 years old, 1,344 people from 65 to 79 years old and 615 people over 80 years old.
Multiple one-day records for new cases were broken last week, including seven days ago, when 409 cases were confirmed. Since June 16, the county has confirmed 2,737 cases, an increase of 23%. Thirty-six county residents have died from COVID-19 since then.
Neighboring San Bernardino County also posted its highest one-day total on Tuesday, with the increase attributed to meetings held on Mother’s Day and Memorial Day weekends, reopens and protests of brutality. Police that drew crowds.
See a list of community-by-community cases here.
Writer Nikie Johnson contributed to this report.