Riverside County reports more than 600 new coronavirus cases since Monday

Health officials released the latest coronavirus data showing cases, hospitalizations, deaths, and recoveries across Riverside County.

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Riverside County reported 631 new cases in the past 24 hours, for a total of 14,431 with nearly 194,000 tests. 7,009 patients have recovered from the virus.

The Riverside University Public Health System projects that by July 7 there will be 18,811 cases. The current doubling rate is 28.7 days.

There were 7 additional deaths reported since Monday, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 431. 6 of those new deaths were reported here in the Coachella Valley.

Palm Springs, Mecca, North Shore, and Indio reported one death, while Rancho Mirage reported two deaths.

According to the county epidemiology report, the majority of deaths in Riverside County have been in the 65-84 age group.

Hospitalizations continued to rise across Riverside County, surpassing the highest totals since the start of the pandemic. Today, there were 18 new hospitalizations and 3 additional intensive care patients. There are a total of 315 patients in the hospital, including 90 in the ICU.

The number of hospitalizations includes 21 patients from correctional facilities and 8 from Imperial county, shows county data for June 23.

According to California follow-up, counting confirmed positive and suspected cases, there are 423 hospitalized patients, an increase of 95 patients compared to two weeks ago. There are 109 suspected and positive ICU patients, with 23% of beds available in the ICU.

Indio has the majority of cases in the Coachella Valley with 1,062. Palm Desert has the most deaths in the Coachella Valley at 29.

The city of Riverside has 2,123 cases, the majority in the entire county. The city also has the most deaths with 120.

Cases in the cities and communities of the Coachella Valley (As of 06/18/2020)
Bermuda Dunes
Confirmed cases: 34
Deaths: 1
Confirmed cases: 15
Deaths: 1
· Cathedral city
Confirmed cases: 470
Deaths: 4
Confirmed cases: 917
Deaths: 11
· Edge of the desert
Confirmed cases: 9
Deaths: 0
Desert Hot Springs
Confirmed cases: 209
Deaths: 2
Desert Palms
Confirmed cases: 12
Deaths: 0
· Garnet
Confirmed cases: 37
Deaths: 0
Indian Wells
Confirmed cases: 17
Deaths: 0
Confirmed cases: 1,062
Deaths: 25
· The fifth
Confirmed cases: 231
Deaths: 10
· Mecca
Confirmed cases: 154
Deaths: 4
· North Coast
Confirmed cases: 55
Deaths: 1
Confirmed cases: 87
Deaths: 0
Palm Desert
Confirmed cases: 311
Deaths: 29
Palm Springs
Confirmed cases: 245
Deaths: 15
Rancho Mirage
Confirmed cases: 85
Deaths: 9
Sky Valley
Confirmed cases: 6
Deaths: 0
· Thermal
Confirmed cases: 68
Deaths: 0
A thousand palms
Confirmed cases: 36
Deaths: 0
· County jails
There are 247 cases in county jails, with 2 deaths and 207 recoveries.· State prisons
There are 1,037 cases in state jails.

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You can call the Centers for Disease Control with any questions at 211 and 800 – CDC –INFO (800 – 232 – 4636).

If you want to be seen at Eisenhower Health, please call their 24-hour coronavirus hotline first at 760-837-8988 or 760-TEST988. Avoid the spread of this disease.

These symptoms can appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus, according to the CDC.

If you have a medical emergency, call 911.

How to get tested

On Monday, Riverside County passes 100,000 tests given.

Remember, you can be tested even if you have no symptoms. The tests were expanded to include all residents on April 17.

There are test sites throughout the valley now.

Click here to find the closest test site

Riverside County operates test sites in Indio, Blythe, Perris, Riverside, and Lake Elsinore.

If you want to be tested at one of the five other Riverside County test sites, you will need to call 800-945-6171 to schedule an appointment. Authorities said the response time for test results is generally 3-4 days.

An open test site opened Monday in the Cathedral City library. The site will be open Monday through Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm Call to make an appointment by calling (800) 945-6171.

There is an open test site at Coachella, at 85365 Dillon Road. The Coachella site will be open on Fridays and Saturdays. Call (833) 624-1097 to schedule a trial appointment.

The state also opened eight test sites throughout Riverside County that could screen 1,000 people every day.

The following locations will be open Monday through Friday from 7 am to 7 pm by appointment only:

  • Moses Schaffer Community Center
    21565 Steele Peak
    Perris, CA 92570
  • Mead Valley Senior Center
    21091 Rider St., Suite 102
    Perris, CA 92570
  • Jurupa Valley Fleet Center
    5293 Mission Boulevard
    Riverside, CA 92509
  • Nellie Weaver Hall
    3737 Crestview
    Norco, CA 92860

The following locations will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 7 am to 7 pm:

  • Lozano Community Center
    12-800 West Arroyo
    Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
  • Noble Creek Community Center
    390 W. Oak Valley Parkway
    Beaumont, CA 92223
  • Valle Vista Community Center
    43935 E. Acacia Ave.
    Hemet, CA 92544

Appointments at these facilities can be made online by going to https://lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling 888-634-1123.