Riverside County will receive more than 25,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine over the next two weeks, and front-line health care workers will be first to receive them, with shots available to the general public likely after the start of the New Year, officials told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
Riverside County health officials on Monday reported 4,327 new coronavirus cases and 16 new virus-related deaths from over the weekend. There have now been 92,272 confirmed cases and 1,488 virus-related deaths in the county.
Riverside County health officials reported 1,569 new coronavirus cases Monday and 13 new virus-related deaths since Friday. There have now been 80,011 confirmed cases and 1,413 virus-related deaths in the county.
In light of the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced a limited Stay at Home Order requiring generally that non-essential work, movement and gatherings stop between 10 PM and 5 AM in counties in the purple tier.
The Coachella Valley leads Riverside County with the highest numbers of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalized patients reported in the past week, a trend that has persisted throughout the pandemic but is causing new worry as the holidays approach.
Riverside County health officials on Monday reported 804 new COVID-19 cases and seven additional virus-related deaths since Friday. There have now been 60,738 confirmed cases and 1,238 virus-related deaths in Riverside County.
Outdoor areas at Sunnylands Center & Gardens in Rancho Mirage will reopen to the public starting Wednesday amid safety protocols aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, although indoor areas will remain off limits except for bathroom access, officials said.
Riverside County health officials on Tuesday reported the first case of multisystem inflammatory syndrome children, referred to as MIS-C. It is a rare complication that impacts individuals younger than 21 years old who have or have had COVID-19.