As of Friday morning October 16th 2020
California has tested 16,517,812 of its 40 million people for the Covid-19 virus, since March 2020. That’s 41.29% of the population.
23,482,188 people still need to be tested in California, that’s 58.70% of the state’s population. The State tested 92,331 people on Wednesday October 14th. At the current rate of testing it will take the State 254 days, or more than 8 months, to test everyone in the state.
5.19% of the people tested for Covid-19 in California have tested positive. That’s 858,401 people.
94.80% of the people tested for Covid-19 in California have tested negative. That’s 15,659,411 people.
California has 16,757 deaths from Covid-19, which is 1.95% of those who have tested positive.
California hospitals report 3/10th’s of 1% of the people who have tested positive, are hospitalized, which is 3,078 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the hospitals. 706 of those patients are in ICU.
Riverside County stats as of Friday morning October 16th 2020
Riverside County has tested 725,545 people for Covid-19 since March 2020, out of a population of 2.5 million. That’s 29.02% of the County’s population.
1,774,455 people still need to be tested in the county, that’s 70.97% of the county’s population. The County tested 3,826 people on Wednesday October 14th, and at that rate it will take 463 days, or more than 15 months, to test all County residents.
8.70% of the people tested for Covid-19 in Riverside County have tested positive. That’s 63,125 people.
91.29% of the people tested for Covid-19 in Riverside County have tested negative. That’s 662,420 people.
Of the 63,125 people who have tested positive in Riverside County,
90.57% of them, 57,173, have fully recovered.
7.18% of them, 4,534 are at home recovering. Together, that’s 97.75% of all the positive cases.
2/10th’s of 1%, of the people who have tested positive so far in Riverside County, 149 people, remain hospitalized, and 42 of them are in Intensive Care.
2% of the people who have tested positive so far in Riverside County, 1,269 people, have died from Covid-19. 359 of those deaths have been in the Coachella Valley, which is 28.28% of the County’s total. 324 deaths in cities, 35 deaths in unincorporated areas…9 in Mecca, 1 in Vista Santa Rosa, 3 in Bermuda Dunes, 5 in Garnet, 3 in Desert Palms, 5 in Desert Edge, 5 in Oasis, 1 in Thousand Palms, 2 in Sky Valley and 1 in North Shore.
Of the 1,269 people who have died from Covid-19 in Riverside County, 882 of them have been over 65; 322 have been between 45 and 64.
15,243 positive cases have been recorded in the Coachella Valley since March 8th 2020, when the testing and counting began. 93.57% of them, 14,263 people, have recovered. There are 980 active cases in the desert on 10/16/2020.
2,030 cases are in unincorporated areas of the desert since March 2020.
(Mecca 464 cases, Thermal 191 cases, Oasis 344 cases, North Shore 145 cases, Bermuda Dunes 141 cases, Thousand Palms 245 cases, Vista Santa Rosa 100 cases, Garnet 232 cases, Desert Palms 45 cases, Desert Edge 73 cases, and Sky Valley 50 cases)
94.13%, or 1,911 people have recovered from Covid-19 in unincorporated areas:
Mecca 437, Thermal 181, Oasis 329, North Shore 134, Bermuda Dunes 133,
Thousand Palms 231, Vista Santa Rosa 97, Garnet 220, Desert Palms 40, Desert Edge 64, Sky Valley 45
Only 119 active cases of Covid-19 in unincorporated areas as of 10/16/2020.
13,213 Covid-19 cases reported in cities in the desert, since March 2020.
93.48% of those people, 12,352, people have recovered. Only 861 active Covid-19 cases in cities in the Coachella Valley as of 10/16/2020.
2,010 cases in Cathedral City, 34 dead 1,904 people have recovered
2,790 cases in Coachella, 28 dead 2,667 people have recovered
1,168 cases in Desert Hot Springs, 28 dead, 1,098 people recovered
51 in Indian Wells, 4 dead 47 people have recovered
3,856 cases in Indio, 76 dead 3,616 people have recovered
867 cases in La Quinta, 19 dead 798 people have recovered
1,069 cases in Palm Desert, 58 dead 975 people have recovered
1,146 cases in Palm Springs, 53 dead 1,023 people have recovered
256 cases in Rancho Mirage, 24 dead 224 people have recovered
23 cases in Idyllwild/Pine Cove, 1 death; 21 people have recovered
64 cases in Cabazon, 1 dead; 59 people have recovered
In Riverside County:
There are no deaths from Covid-19 for anyone from newborn to age 17.
7 deaths among people aged 18-24.
58 deaths among people aged 25-44
322 deaths among people aged 45-64
602 deaths among people aged 65-84
280 deaths among people aged 85 and up.
743 deaths are men, 521 are women, and 0 are transgender, non-binary or intersex according to county officials
Riverside County has 3,475 cases in nursing homes, with 2,154 cases among patients, and 1,321 cases among staff. The overwhelming majority of nursing home cases, 944 cases, are in the City of Riverside.
In Coachella Valley nursing facilities, there have been 192 cases in Palm Desert, 138 in Palm Springs, 77 in Rancho Mirage, 57 in Indio, 53 in La Quinta,
All testing is free to the patient being tested.
Drive-thru testing is available by appointment only at the Riverside County Fairgrounds in Indio from 9 a-m to 3 p-m Tuesday through Saturday, by appt only. You can also get tested at the Cathedral City Library on Date Palm Drive. Go online to www.rivcoph.org/coronavirus/testing to make an appointment or call 800-945-6171 to make an appointment, and you no longer need to have symptoms to schedule a test.
Go online to www.lhi.care/covidtesting or call 888-634-1123 to make an appointment to get tested at the Lozano Community Center in Desert Hot Springs or at Bagdouma Park Community Center on Douma Street in Coachella
Or call 760-992-0407 to get tested at the Desert Aids Project in Palm Springs. Or go to www.desertaidsproject.org
To get a test through Borrego Health, call 833-624-1097 to make an appointment in Coachella. Or www.borregohealth.org for a complete listing of Borrego Health test sites in the desert.
Or contact www.gettested.ruhealth.org for a list of test sites in Riverside County.
To get tested at a CVS drug store in the Coachella Valley, make an appt at www.cvs.com/minuteclinic. Testing available at the following CVS Stores in the desert.
— 82-270 Highway 111, Indio
— 425 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs
— 84010 Avenue 50, Coachella
— 42150 A Jackson St., Indio
— 44075 Jefferson St., La Quinta
If you have any questions about Covid-19, call Eisenhower Health Covid-19 Hotline at 760-TEST-988.
It is staffed by registered nurses 24/7 to answer Covid-19 questions.
The Riverside County General Information Covid-19 line is 2-1-1.
California information www.covid19.ca.gov
Federal information www.cdc.gov
Rite Aid is doing Covid-19 testing by appointment for people 18 years of age or older, regardless of whether the person is experiencing symptoms. Results are expected in three to five days.
The Coachella Valley locations providing testing starting Thursday July 16th 2020 are:
— 12900 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs;
— 51101 Cesar Chavez St., Coachella;
— 47985 Monroe St., Building A, Indio;
The sites will utilize self-swab nasal tests overseen by Rite Aid pharmacists, and will operate weekdays from 10 a.m to 8 p.m., and weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Patients must provide government-issued ID, and register online at www.riteaid.com to schedule an appointment.
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