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Riverside County reports 215 new cases, 11 deaths, & 340 recoveries since Tuesday

Case Changes Today

Riverside County reported 215 new cases since Tuesday. This brings the total number of cases to 56,201.

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(Note Data will continue to update past today)


582,413 tests have been conducted so far, an increase of 3,477 tests conducted since Tuesday.

Riverside County is encouraging more residents to get tested for coronavirus to move into next phase of reopening.

“We need to pick up our testing again – for both the purpose of isolating the sick and to help us safely reopen more parts of our community,” said Kim Saruwatari, director of the Riverside University Health System - Public Health.

More Details: Riverside County will not advance to red reopening tier this week

Click Here To Take A Look At What Changes Between Purple & Red Reopening Tiers

How to get tested

Remember, you can get tested even if you do not have symptoms. Testing was expanded to include all residents on April 17.

You are now able to get a free test at many Rite-Aids in the area. Click here for a full list of stores and to schedule your appointment.

Click here to find the closest testing site to you

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Deaths and Recoveries

The county reported 11 additional deaths since Tuesday, bringing the total to 1,136.

Over the past 24 hours, Riverside County has reported 340 additional recoveries. The total number of recoveries is now at 51,372.


Riverside County reported no changes to COVID-19 hospitalizations over the past 24 hours. The total number of hospitalized patients remains at 155. The county's current hospitalizations levels are the lowest since we first started tracking this data at the start of April.

Riverside County has the fifth most coronavirus patients among California counties, with Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, and San Diego counties having more patients.

The number of COVID-19 patients in the ICU remained at its lowest total since April 6. Today, the county reported 2 fewer patients into the ICU, this brings the total number of ICU patients to 47.

(Note Data will continue to update past today)

The latest graphs showing coronavirus-related hospitalizations at Eisenhower Health, JFK Memorial Hospital, and Desert Regional Medical Center reveal a continued decrease in bed usage since the start of August.

Coachella Valley Numbers

Indio has the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the Coachella Valley. Indio has 3,578 cases, 70 deaths, and 3,370 recoveries.

Cases in Coachella Valley cities & communities (As of 09/16/2020)
· Bermuda Dunes
Confirmed Cases: 130
Deaths: 3
Recovered: 122
· Cabazon
Confirmed Cases: 60
Deaths: 1
Recovered: 50
· Cathedral City
Confirmed Cases: 1,868
Deaths: 32
Recoveries: 1,783
· Coachella
Confirmed Cases: 2,627
Deaths: 27
Recovered: 2485
· Desert Edge
Confirmed Cases: 57
Deaths: 4
Recovered: 50
· Desert Hot Springs
Confirmed Cases: 1,089
Deaths: 25
Recovered: 1,022
· Desert Palms
Confirmed Cases: 43
Deaths: 3
Recovered: 40
· Garnet
Confirmed Cases: 214
Deaths: 4
Recovered: 207
· Indian Wells
Confirmed Cases: 45
Deaths: 2
Recovered: 43
· Indio
Confirmed Cases: 3,578
Deaths: 70
Recoveries: 3,370
· La Quinta
Confirmed Cases: 777
Deaths: 18
Recovered: 730
· Mecca
Confirmed Cases: 435
Deaths: 9
Recovered: 410
· North Shore
Confirmed Cases: 123
Deaths: 1
Recovered: 119
· Oasis
Confirmed Cases: 326
Deaths: 4
Recovered: 309
· Palm Desert
Confirmed Cases: 1,001
Deaths: 54
Recovered: 901
· Palm Springs
Confirmed Cases: 1,033
Deaths: 49
Recovered: 950
· Rancho Mirage
Confirmed Cases: 231
Deaths: 23
Recovered: 199
· Sky Valley
Confirmed Cases: 45
Deaths: 2
Recovered: 43
· Thermal
Confirmed Cases: 173
Deaths: 0
Recovered: 167
· Thousand Palms
Confirmed Cases: 223
Deaths: 0
Recovered: 210

· County Jails
There are 408 cases in the County's jails, with 1 death, and 334 recoveries.· · State Jails
There are 2,037 cases in the state's jails and 1,498 recoveries.


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

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, call their coronavirus hotline first at 760-837-8988 or 760-TEST988 with is open every day from 7 am to 7 pm. Avoid the spread of this illness.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.

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