COVID-19: Coachella Valley Riverside County cases still decline – Desert Sun


Because the fall season arrives, Riverside County and also the Coachella Valley&nbspcontinued to determine declines&nbspin new COVID-19 cases&nbspin yesteryear week.&nbsp

The nine valley metropolitan areas added 206 new cases within the week ending Tuesday, based on new data from Riverside County Public Health. That’s a 39% decrease in the 340 cases reported between August. 31 and Sept. 7.&nbsp

This is a full breakdown&nbspof confirmed total cases and deaths&nbspby city&nbspsince the beginning of the pandemic by Tuesday (with week-over-week changes proven in parentheses):

  • Cathedral City:&nbsp13,820 confirmed cases (+22)152 deaths (+)
  • Coachella:&nbsp14,032 confirmed cases (+18) 122 deaths (+)
  • Desert Hot Springs:&nbsp8,254 confirmed cases (+10) 92 deaths (-6)
  • Indian Wells:&nbsp713 confirmed cases (+5) 9 deaths (+)
  • Indio:&nbsp24,999 confirmed cases (+55)&nbsp283 deaths (-2)
  • La Quinta:&nbsp9,233 confirmed cases (+27) 86 deaths (+)
  • Palm Desert:&nbsp10,978 confirmed cases (+26)&nbsp159 deaths (+5)
  • Palm Springs:&nbsp9,251 confirmed cases (+23) 163 deaths (+1)
  • Rancho Mirage:&nbsp3,194 confirmed cases (+20) 60 deaths (+)

A few of the data show the entire quantity of deaths during the period of the pandemic to be less than a week ago. The county lately adopted&nbspthe state’s approach to tallying cases and deaths.

There have been also 37&nbspCOVID-19 cases&nbspreported in unincorporated communities within the week ending Tuesday:

  • Bermuda Dunes:&nbsp1,738 confirmed cases (+1) 14 deaths (+)
  • Desert Edge:&nbsp778 confirmed cases (+1) 23 deaths (+)
  • Desert Palms:&nbsp893 confirmed cases (+9) 35 deaths (+)
  • Garnet:&nbsp1,813 confirmed cases&nbsp(+6) 29 deaths (+)
  • Mecca:&nbsp1,843 confirmed cases&nbsp(+) 25 deaths (+)
  • Northern Coast: 829&nbspconfirmed cases (+) 1&nbspdeath (+)
  • Oasis:&nbsp1,512 confirmed cases (+2) 11&nbspdeaths (+)
  • Sky Valley:&nbsp402&nbspconfirmed cases&nbsp(+4)&nbsp6 deaths (+)
  • Thermal:&nbsp469 confirmed cases&nbsp(+1) 10 deaths (+2)
  • 1000 Palms:&nbsp2,027 confirmed cases (+4) 13&nbspdeaths (+)
  • Vista Santa Rosa:&nbsp720 confirmed cases (+1) 5&nbspdeaths (+)

In Riverside County, there have been 1,408 new COVID-19 cases reported within the week ending Tuesday.

Riverside County includes a “low” community transmission level. Under this designation, it’s suggested that individuals stay current using their vaccinations and put on facial coverings&nbspon public transit, should they have signs and symptoms, test positive for COVID-19 or are uncovered to a person using the virus.&nbsp

La, San Bernardino, North Park and Imperial counties in addition have a low transmission level.

There have been 91 patients hospitalized within the county by Wednesday, lower by 27 from last week’s count. Wednesday’s number also&nbspincluded 15 individuals in intensive care.

There has been as many as 6,610 deaths reported in Riverside County forever from the pandemic.

In Riverside County, 59.8% of residents ages 6 several weeks and older have finished their primary vaccine series, including both shots from the Pfizer or both shots from the Moderna vaccines a treadmill shot from the Manley &amp Manley vaccine. About 30.1% from the qualified population continues to be boosted.

The county’s COVID-19 dashboard is updated weekly.

Ema Sasic covers entertainment and health within the Coachella Valley. Achieve her at ema.sasic@desertsun.com or on Twitter @ema_sasic.

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