Riverside County health officials on Wednesday reported 95 new COVID-19 cases and three additional virus-related deaths. A total of 228 people have died in the county since the pandemic began.
The county’s total number of cases is now 5,343. The county reported its first case more than two months ago, March 7.
Currently, 206 patients are hospitalized, including 67 in intensive care. That’s an increase of 21 hospitalizations reported in the past 24 hours.
California coronavirus: Riverside County numbers and latest maps
Additionally, officials said 3,030 people have recovered in the county, which is 119 more patients than the day before.
In the Riverside County jail system, 188 inmates have tested positive and 134 have recovered. Three inmates in the county system have died.
Where the cases are located
Riverside County has confirmed about 218 cases per 100,000 people.
Riverside County is outpacing California’s overall testing rate with about 3,102 tests administered per 100,000 residents to date. In total, the county and private labs within the county have done 76,043 tests.
Statewide, about 2,697 tests per 100,000 people have been conducted to date.
County officials on Wednesday reported 22 new cases and no additional deaths in the Coachella Valley’s nine cities, which have 866 positive cases and 39 virus-related deaths:
- Cathedral City: 111 cases and 1 death
- Coachella: 170 cases and 3 deaths
- Desert Hot Springs: 51 cases and 0 deaths
- Indian Wells: 13 cases and 0 deaths
- Indio: 172 cases and 5 deaths
- La Quinta: 83 cases and 7 deaths
- Palm Desert: 127 cases and 11 deaths
- Palm Springs: 108 cases and 9 deaths
- Rancho Mirage: 31 cases and 3 deaths
- Unincorporated communities: Bermuda Dunes: 6 cases and 0 deaths; Desert Edge: 3 cases and 0 deaths; Desert Palms: 8 cases and 0 deaths; Garnet: 11 cases and 0 deaths; Mecca: 35 cases and 1 death; North Shore: 7 cases and 0 deaths; Oasis: 24 cases and 0 deaths; Sky Valley: 2 cases and 0 deaths; Thermal: 14 cases and 0 deaths; Thousand Palms: 8 cases and 0 deaths; Vista Santa Rosa: 9 cases and 0 deaths
- California: 71,141 positive cases and 2,934 deaths, according to data released on Wednesday