Riverside County health officials are reporting 331 newly confirmed COVID19 cases and 3 new COVID-19 hospitalizations Wednesday.
The county has a total of 311,573 coronavirus cases and 4,667 deaths.
The update for the Coachella Valley cities and communities will be updated weekly. The next update will be Wednesday, August 4.
Coachella Valley city and community totals as of Aug. 4, 2021:
Desert Hot Springs: 4,389 (+44) cases, 74 deaths
Cathedral City: 7,347 (+77) cases, 113 deaths
Palm Springs: 4,021 (+109) cases, 129 deaths
Rancho Mirage: 1,170 (+28) cases, 50 deaths
Palm Desert: 4,164 (+71) cases, 119 deaths
Indian Wells: 207 (+1) cases, 6 deaths
La Quinta: 3,621 (+68) cases, 59 deaths
Indio: 12,702 (+129) cases, 227 deaths
Coachella: 8,051 (+42) cases, 97 deaths
Thousand Palms: 1,082 (+9) cases, 9 deaths
Bermuda Dunes: 692 (+9) cases, 10 deaths
Thermal: 479 (+2) cases, 9 deaths
Mecca: 1,143 (+5) cases, 19 deaths
North Shore: 361 cases, 1 death
Oasis: 908 (+11) cases, 8 deaths
Sky Valley: 230 (+3) cases, 5 deaths
Cabazon: 334 (+2) cases, 7 death
Anza: 145 cases, 1 death
There are 5,839 active cases of coronavirus. This number is derived from the total number of confirmed cases and the subtraction of the total number of recoveries and deaths.
According to the Riverside University Health System, 344 patients infected with coronavirus were hospitalized countywide as of Wednesday. That number includes 77 patients in intensive care units.
There are no new fatalities to report; keeping the county’s coronavirus death toll to 4,667.
The number of documented patient recoveries stands at 301,067.
The doubling time — or the number of days in which documented virus cases increase 100% — is 217 days. A doubling rate of seven days is reason for alarm, while expanding doubling times point to moderation, or gradual success in virus containment, according to health officials.
The county’s COVID positivity rate is 9.8%, up from 9.3% Tuesday, while the state-adjusted case rate is 18.2 per 100,000 residents, based on a rolling seven-day average, compared to 17.4 per 100,000 Tuesday.
The portal to make an appointment for vaccination can be accessed via www.rivcoph.org/COVID-19-Vaccine. Anyone who needs assistance may also call the county’s 211 help-line.
Residents of all ages are encouraged to get tested, with or without symptoms, to identify where the disease is currently present in the community and where it is not. Testing continues to be an integral focus as more residents visit more businesses. Visit www.rivcoph.org/coronavirus/testing for more information on testing locations and how to make an appointment.
Article updated: 8/04/2021