• Riverside County Sees 18% Increase in COVID-19 Hospitalizations

    Riverside County health officials reported an 18% increase in coronavirus hospitalizations Tuesday, but a state data glitch interfered with the release of additional figures. The number of patients infected with COVID-19 countywide increased by 52 on Tuesday to 340, according to the Riverside University Health System. That figure includes one additional ICU patient, for a […]

  • Hospitalizations Trending Down in Riverside County

    Hospitals in Riverside County continue to contend with a shortage of intensive care unit beds, in part because of the coronavirus pandemic, but total capacity in medical facilities countywide is improving daily, Emergency Management Director Bruce Barton told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. “We’re now down to 76% of licensed hospital beds occupied, compared to […]

  • 77% of Riverside County’s COVID19 Doses Administered

    Riverside County’s Public Health officials report almost 77 percent of the 149,079 doses of the COVID19 vaccine have been administered. The 76.9 percent is an improvement from a week ago when the county’s rate of vaccine administration was 46.8 percent c,ontinuing an upward trend that started weeks ago. “Through the county team’s hard work and […]

  • EDD: Misdirected Mailings of Unemployment Claims Due to Fraud

    (CNS) – Fraud is likely to blame for a Riverside County resident receiving more than 100 letters from the California Employment Development Department, even though he has no unemployment claims pending, officials said Tuesday in response to a lawmaker’s calls for an audit of the EDD. “It’s extraordinarily unfortunate that fraudsters tend to become much […]

  • Riverside County outlines 3-phase plan to gradually reopen businesses after Labor Day

    Riverside County officials are trying to provide hope to suffering businesses and people with a three-phase reopening plan. “Timing is based upon seeing our number of cases have slowed down recently,” Brooke Federico, Public Information Officer for Riverside County, said. “We see our hospitalizations have also decreased.” In the letter addressed to the state, the […]

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