• 2,051 New COVID19 Cases, 24 New Deaths Over the Thanksgiving Holiday in Riverside County

    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  http://www.rivcoph.org/coronavirus/testing  for more information on testing locations and how to make an appointment.

  • COVID Hospitalizations Climb Countywide over Previous Week

    The number of coronavirus hospitalizations in Riverside County increased by almost 30 over the last week, health officials said. According to numbers released Wednesday by the Riverside University Health System, 94 people are hospitalized countywide with COVID-19 symptoms, up from 68 a week ago. The hospital count includes 14 intensive care unit patients, an increase […]

  • COVID Positivity, Case Rates Down in Riverside County

    The COVID-19 positivity and case rates in Riverside County dropped further Tuesday, and no additional virus-related deaths were reported. The latest metrics published by the California Department of Public Health indicate that the county’s COVID positivity rate is now 1.2%, compared to 1.3% last week, and the state-adjusted case rate is 1.6 per 100,000 residents, […]

  • Riverside County reports increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations

    The number of COVID-positive patients in Riverside County increased by about 10% over the weekend, while the number of active coronavirus cases continued to wane, health officials reported Monday. According to the Riverside University Health System, 70 people countywide are hospitalized with coronavirus, seven more than Friday. That includes 19 intensive care unit patients, two […]

  • Riverside County fails to meet yellow tier criteria

    The rates of both new coronavirus cases and positive test results dropped in Riverside County, but not enough to see loosened restrictions for at least another two weeks, according to state data released Tuesday. The coronavirus positivity rate is 1.9%, compared to 2.1% last week, according to the California Department of Public Health, which reported […]

  • Riverside County’s COVID positivity, case rates down

    Riverside County’s COVID-19 positivity and case rates have both dropped, signaling moves toward wider virus mitigation, local health officials told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. “Our numbers have come down. For four consecutive days, they’ve been coming down,” Department of Public Health Director Kim Saruwatari said during the supervisors’ weekly board meeting. “They’re changing incrementally.” […]

  • Riverside County COVID hospitalizations lower, but case rate `just slightly’ higher

    COVID-positive hospitalizations in Riverside County dropped again Tuesday, but the overall case rate inched up, which officials said is not unexpected given increased activity amid the rollback in public health restrictions. “Our numbers have ticked up just slightly,” Department of Public Health Director Kim Saruwatari told the Board of Supervisors. “We’ll keep an eye on […]

  • Countywide COVID Hospitalizations Holding Around 100

    COVID-positive hospitalizations in Riverside County remained around 100 Thursday, with little change in other metrics, as well, though a dozen additional virus-related deaths were confirmed and intensive care cases edged up. According to the Riverside University Health System, 105 people diagnosed with coronavirus are in hospitals countywide, a drop of one from Wednesday, and that […]

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