As of Monday morning July 6th, 2020.

The numbers below do not include weekend numbers from July 5th and 6th, as though numbers are not released by the County until Monday afternoon July 6th, 2020

California has 40 million residents.   4.6 million of them have been tested for Covid-19, that’s more than 11.5% of the population.

California has 260,155 positive cases for Covid-19, which is 5.6% of the people who have been tested so far.

California has 6,331 deaths from Covid-19, which is 2.4% of those who have tested positive.

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, Riverside County has had 19,450 people test positive for the virus.

Of those 19,450 people who have tested positive in Riverside County, 42.9% of them, 8,352,  have fully recovered.

52.2% of them, 10,157, are at home recovering and are not getting any medical assistance.   Together, that’s 95.1% of all the positive cases.

2.3% of the people who have tested positive so far in Riverside County, 462 people, remain hospitalized, and 120 of them are in Intensive Care.

2.4% of the people who have tested positive so far in Riverside County, 479 people, have died from Covid-19.


245,345 people have been tested for Covid-19 in Riverside County as of Monday morning July 6th, 2020,  and 7.9% of them, 19,450, have tested positive 225,895 people have tested negative, which is 92%of the people tested.

9.8% of Riverside County’s population has been tested for Covid-19.  That’s 245,345 people out of a population of 2.5 million people.

5,694 cases are in the Coachella Valley.

730 cases are in unincorporated areas of the desert;

(Mecca 189 cases and 5 deaths, Thermal 79 cases, Oasis 127 cases,  North Shore 68 cases and 1 death, Bermuda Dunes 51 cases and 1 death, Thousand Palms 57 cases, Vista Santa Rosa 45 cases and 1 death, Garnet 64 cases, Desert Palms 21 cases and 1 death, Desert Edge 17 cases and 1 death, and Sky Valley 12 cases)

4,964 cases are in cities:

345 cases in Palm Springs, 16 dead

108 cases in Rancho Mirage, 12 dead

700 cases in Cathedral City, 5 dead

436 cases in Palm Desert, 30 dead

1,509 cases in Indio, 34 dead

305 cases in La Quinta, 11 dead

306 cases in Desert Hot Springs, 3 dead

1,233 cases in Coachella,  11 dead

22 in Indian Wells, no deaths

8 cases in Idyllwild/Pine Cove

20 cases in Cabazon, 1 dead


In Riverside County:

8,352  people have recovered from the Covid-19 virus.

10,157 people are quarantined at home in various stages of recovery.

245,345 people have been tested so far in Riverside County

462 people are hospitalized (that includes 5 people from Imperial County and 12 from county jails), 120 people are in ICU.

There have been 479 deaths linked to Covid-19 in Riverside County as of Monday morning July 6th 2020.  210 are women, 269 are men.

132 of those deaths are in the Coachella Valley.   122 deaths in cities, 10 deaths in unincorporated areas…5 in Mecca,  1 in Vista Santa Rosa, 1 in Bermuda Dunes, 1 in Desert Palms, 1 in Desert Edge, and 1 in North Shore.


Riverside County has 1,971 cases in nursing homes, with 1,223 cases among patients, and 748 cases among staff. The overwhelming majority of nursing home cases, 676 cases, are in the City of Riverside.


In Coachella Valley nursing facilities, there have been 136 cases in Palm Desert, 53 in Palm Springs, 50 in Indio,  46 in Rancho Mirage…27 patients and 15 staff from Vista Cove Assisted Living in Rancho Mirage, and another 12 patients and 4 staff at Rancho Mirage Terrace, and 20 in La Quinta.

All testing is free to the patient being tested. Be patient, you might have to wait a while to get an appointment.

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 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 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.

To get a test through Borrego Health, call 833-624-1097 to make an appointment.

To get tested at a CVS drug store in the Coachella Valley, make an appt at 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.




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