Hospital admissions increased, cases down in Riverside County since Tuesday
Hospital admissions increased, cases down in Riverside County since Tuesday

Hospital admissions increased, cases down in Riverside County since Tuesday

COVID-19 hospitalizations and cases are stable compared to a week ago when the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicked off its first weekend.

A dozen more people have been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Riverside County since Tuesday, according to latest county data. The total number of admissions was 55 on Friday. One week ago, the number was 54.

Between Tuesday and Friday, the county added 256 new COVID-19 cases. In the same Tuesday-Friday period the week before, there were 305 new cases.

Tuesday’s figures:Coachella Valley COVID-19 cases rose 77% after Coachella’s first weekend

Three deaths and 496 cures have also been reported since Tuesday, bringing the total number of deaths in the county since the start of the pandemic to 6,507.

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