In the last seven days, a total of 58,513 coronovirus trials were added in Riverside County. More tests have been included in just one week, in mid-August when state officials were processing a large backlog of tests.
Which includes 9,112 new tests added on Friday, October 9.
Riverside officials are pushing more people to stand trial, which could help bring the county back to the less restrictive Red Tier of the governor’s reopening plan.
Counties with a test rate below the statewide median have fewer positive cases than counties with a statewide median.
This week, approximately 200 people per day per 100,000 Riverside County residents were tested for coronovirus, up to 139 in early September. This is still below the statewide average of 239 people per day per 100,000 residents.
In a news release on Friday, Riverside County Public Health Officer Drs. Cameron Kaiser said, “In addition to the benefits to our businesses, there is a payment for you.” “If you are medically weak, early detection of the infection can reduce the risk of complications, and even if you are well, it means that you should take precautions soon to prevent it from spreading to your family or workplace. Can be used. If we can find less prevalence, fewer people will be at risk, and this is the most important goal. ”
According to state and county public health officials, the number as of Friday, October 23 is as follows.
Cases that have been confirmed: 65,757 total, 371 since Thursday, reported an average of 353 per day in the previous week
Deaths: 1,279 total, no change since Thursday, last week average 1.4 per dayHospital Survey: 161 confirmed and 57 suspected patients hospitalized on Thursday, with 39 confirmed and 15 suspected patients in the ICU, with 20 out of 20 reporting facilities. The number of confirmed patients a week before is 8.8%.
People tested: 787,357 total, 9,112 from Thursday, the average reported 8,359 per day in the previous week
Recovered Cases: 58,852 total, 250 from Thursday, 208 per day average in the previous week
Reopening plan: Purple (Comprehensive risk level, many non-essential indoor business operations based on these metrics are closed until Tuesday):
- New cases per day per 100,000 inhabitants: 8.4
- Adjusted case rate for test volume: 9.1
- Test positivity rate: 5.2% (6.9% in socioeconomically challenged neighborhoods)
- What’s next: Riverside County is meeting one criterion to move to a lower-restrictive level (positivity rate) but not the other (adjusted case rate). When these two have met for two consecutive weeks, and have been at this level for at least three weeks, it may proceed. The state updates the numbers and levels on Tuesday.
To see a map and list of cases, death and per capita rate by community, click here.
Here’s a look at how the county’s numbers have changed every day: