Riverside, San Bernardino Counties Surpass 270K Total COVID-19 Cases

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties all reported additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus Thursday. Riverside County health officials reported 1,615 newly confirmed cases and 55 additional fatalities, bringing countywide totals to 270,105 cases and 3,058 deaths. Of those who contracted the illness, 195,286 had recovered. There were a reported 1,191 coronavirus patients […]

Riverside County has administered nearly 60% of its COVID-19 vaccine doses

Riverside County has administered about 57% of the COVID-19 vaccine doses it has received, according to Public Health Director Kim Saruwatari.  The figure is slightly above California’s overall rollout: 55% of the 4.7 million doses shipped by the state had been administered as of Tuesday, according to state data. Los Angeles County reported 77% of its vaccines had been administered, though […]

San Bernardino County reports 772 new coronavirus cases, 27 new deaths Wednesday

San Bernardino County’s confirmed COVID-19 cases continued to increase Wednesday with 772 more cases reported since Tuesday. And, according to health officials, 27 new deaths have also been reported. As of Wednesday’s data, San Bernardino County has confirmed 269,314 COVID-19 cases. The county’s death toll now stands at 1,746. Health officials are expecting an upswing in deaths […]

Riverside County coronavirus numbers trend downward after holiday surge

As Gov. Gavin Newsom lifted statewide stay-at-home orders Monday, Jan. 25, Riverside County’s coronavirus numbers continued to trickle downward, as a post-holiday surge appears to be ending. On Monday, 6,011 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in the county, for a total of 264,363. Riverside County does not update COVID-19 figures over the weekend, so this number almost […]

Riverside Reports 113 New COVID-19 Deaths, San Bernardino Adds 41

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties all reported additional deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus Tuesday. Riverside County health officials reported 2,486 newly confirmed cases and 113 additional fatalities, bringing countywide totals to 266,849 cases and 2,970 deaths. Of those who contracted the illness, 188,055 had recovered. There were a reported 1,265 coronavirus patients […]

San Bernardino County reports 1,571 new coronavirus cases, 11 additional deaths Monday

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in San Bernardino County increased by 1,571 Monday, and 11 new virus-related deaths were reported.  The county’s death toll has risen to 1,678. Since the pandemic began, San Bernardino County has confirmed 266,028 COVID-19 cases, as of Monday’s data. On its data dashboard, the county said on Sunday: “Due to a […]

California lifts stay-home order: Here’s what can open in L.A., Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties

California on Monday canceled the state’s regional stay-at-home orders that had been in place since last month, paving the way for some businesses to reopen and other restrictions to be lifted. The state will once again be guided by the “Blueprint for a Safer Economy” plan, California’s color-coded, county-by-county framework to reopening the economy during the COVID-19 […]

Riverside County Unveils New Portal for COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments

Riverside County health officials Friday announced a new website where qualifying residents can make appointments to receive coronavirus vaccinations next week.  On Thursday, the county’s other online platform crashed following a crush of web traffic. Interim county CEO Juan Perez said the breakdown was “unacceptable.”  “We apologize for this unfortunate situation,” he said.  Appointments for […]

COVID-19 vaccine: Riverside County says supply, not website glitch, the real problem

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) — A new report suggests California ranks last compared to other states in the percentage of COVID-19 vaccines that have been administered. According to Bloomberg’s vaccine tracker, California has only administered 37.3% of its vaccine supply. Locally, Riverside County residents are among those voicing their frustrations with not being able to sign […]