Friday, July 23, 2021

Coronavirus

Reopening Day marked by drops in COVID positivity, case rates countywide

RIVERSIDE  - The official statewide end to the governor's "Blueprint for a Safer Economy'' tier system stemming from the coronavirus pandemic coincided with drops...

Doctors, parents sue HHS over COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization in children under 16

BY LI HAI May 25, 2021 A number of doctors and parents have sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its...

Thousands of homebound residents in RivCo County will now be able to get vaccinated

Thousands of homebound residents of Riverside County will now be able to get vaccinated after the county signed an agreement with a Corona-based firm...

COVID-19 patients in Riverside County ICUs down to 11

RIVERSIDE - The number of coronavirus patients under intensive care in Riverside County is now fewer than a dozen, though five additional virus-related deaths...

California, RivCo to keep mask requirement another month

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - California will wait until June 15 to align witfederal guidance that no longer requires people who are fully vaccinated against the...

State sets up COVID-19 testing center for asylum seekers in Indio

INDIO (CNS) - A state-funded COVID-19 testing center for asylum seekers that will eventually provide vaccinations has opened in Indio, according to county officials. Set...

Vaccine clinic at Hemet shopping mall now open

A new vaccine clinic began operations May 5 at the Hemet Valley Mall, within the former Sears building. The clinic, being run by OptumServe,...

RS County’s COVID positivity rate continues downtrend

RIVERSIDE (CNS) – The coronavirus positivity rate in Riverside County has dropped below 2%, and the number of intensive care unit patients in the...

 COVID hospitalizations countywide fall below 70

RIVERSIDE - The number of COVID-positive patients hospitalized in Riverside County has dropped below 70, and two additional virus-related deaths were reported. According to the...

Riverside County reports 9 additional COVID deaths, 67 new cases

RIVERSIDE (CNS) – Nine additional coronavirus deaths have been reported in Riverside County, along with 67 new cases and a slight decline in overall...