Samples collected at local wastewater plants show COVID-19 concentration is decreasing within the Coachella Valley, however the month of This summer had the second-greatest average monthly power of herpes this season.
Based on the latest report from the Palm Springs wastewater treatment plant, there were about 539,134 viral copies of COVID-19 per liter for This summer 25 and 26, lower about 43% from the week earlier. This rate is comparable to a few days of May 16, when the typical was 544,167 viral copies per liter.
Even though the month of This summer averaged 966,183 viral copies per liter, the 2nd-greatest average of the season, the amount were cheaper than January, when 3,380,717 viral copies per liter were recorded in the city’s wastewater plant.
An identical trend continues to be happening in the Valley Sanitary District in Indio, based on a report released Tuesday. Samples adopted This summer 25 and 26 demonstrated 334,914 viral copies per liter and 265,362 viral copies per liter, correspondingly. COVID-19 concentration in wastewater continues to be decreasing since This summer 11.
In the Valley Sanitary District, This summer also claimed the second-greatest monthly average of viral copies per liter (457,086), far behind The month of january (3,777,479).
The nine Coachella Valley metropolitan areas formally added 749 new COVID-19 cases within the week ending Wednesday, though the amount likely doesn’t include is a result of at-home tests. The county encourages at-home testers to report results, but it’s not needed. Cases appear to possess plateaued within the valley: 746 cases were reported in the last week.
This is a full breakdown of confirmed total cases, deaths and recoveries by city since the beginning of the pandemic (with weekly changes proven in parentheses):
- Cathedral City: 13,530 confirmed cases (+91), 151 deaths (+), 13,288 recoveries (+113)
- Coachella: 13,838 confirmed cases (+126), 121 deaths (+), 13,597 recoveries (+80)
- Desert Hot Springs: 8,331 confirmed cases (+48), 98 deaths (+), 8,187 recoveries (+65)
- Indian Wells: 678 confirmed cases (+3), 8 deaths (+), 666 deaths (+6)
- Indio: 24,523 confirmed cases (+208), 285 deaths (+1), 24,054 recoveries (+209)
- La Quinta: 9,014 confirmed cases (+85), 86 deaths (+), 8,847 recoveries (+85)
- Palm Desert: 10,519 confirmed cases (+82), 150 deaths (+1), 10,282 recoveries (+99)
- Palm Springs: 8,855 confirmed cases (+70), 158 deaths (+), 8,635 recoveries (+87)
- Rancho Mirage: 3,101 confirmed cases (+36), 58 deaths (+), 3,010 recoveries (+30)
There have been also 82 COVID-19 cases reported in unincorporated communities within the week ending Wednesday:
- Bermuda Dunes: 1,650 confirmed cases (+11) 13 deaths (+) 1,627 recoveries (+7)
- Desert Edge: 691 confirmed cases (+5) 22 deaths (+) 663 recoveries (+5)
- Desert Palms: 807 confirmed cases (+7) 35 deaths (+) 766 recoveries (+7)
- Garnet: 1,583 confirmed cases (+9) 23 deaths (+) 1,552 recoveries (+10)
- Mecca: 1,980 confirmed cases (+12) 23 deaths (+) 1,946 recoveries (+12)
- Northern Coast: 741 confirmed cases (+4) 1 dying (+) 737 recoveries (+)
- Oasis: 1,653 confirmed cases (+14) 9 deaths (+) 1,628 recoveries (+13)
- Sky Valley: 475 confirmed cases (+) 7 deaths (+) 468 recoveries (+2)
- Thermal: 815 confirmed cases (+8) 10 deaths (+) 800 recoveries (+9)
- 1000 Palms: 2,000 confirmed cases (+10) 13 deaths (+) 1,980 recoveries (+15)
- Vista Santa Rosa: 625 confirmed cases (+2) 5 deaths (+) 618 recoveries (+7)
Between last Friday and Wednesday, Riverside County added 4,645 new COVID-19 cases. That would be a 7% decrease in the previous week’s 4,996 cases reported between This summer 22 and 27. Another 650 cases were reported on Thursday.
Riverside County has moved to the “medium” community transmission level, based on the Cdc and Prevention. Under this level, the CDC states people ”might want to put on a mask anytime” to safeguard themselves yet others.
Other Los Angeles counties, for example La, Orange, North Park and Imperial counties, possess a “high” community transmission level.
By Thursday, there have been 211 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Riverside County — lower from 223 patients on Wednesday  — and 25 individuals intensive care.
Yet another 12 deaths were reported within the 7 days ending Thursday. There happen to be 6,616 deaths from COVID-19 within the county forever from the pandemic.
In Riverside County, 59.5% of residents ages 5 and older have finished their primary vaccine series, including both shots from the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines a treadmill shot from the Manley & Manley vaccine. About 29.7% of people ages 5 and older continues to be boosted.
Ema Sasic covers entertainment and health within the Coachella Valley. Achieve her at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @ema_sasic.