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Inland Empire Covid-19 Update: 08/09/21

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Senior Public Information Specialist for Riverside University Public Health, Jose Arballo Jr., sat down with KVCR to give an update on Covid-19 numbers here in the Inland Empire, and more information on the Delta variant.

Here is the most up-to-date information Covid-19 for Riverside and San Bernardino County. Updated August 9th, 2021 at 5 PM.

Riverside County - Courtesy of Riverside University Health System

  • 411 patients are currently being hospitalized for Covid-19. 85 patients are in the ICU.
  • Case rate per 25.2 out of every 100,000 people.
  • 163 alpha variant current cases confirmed.
  • 65 delta variant current cases confirmed.
  • 314,862 confirmed cases since March 2020.
  • 4,667 confirmed deaths since March 2020.
  • 2,470,976 vaccine doses administered.
  • Positivity rate since March 2020- 11.5%

San Bernardino County - Courtesy of San Bernardino County Public Health

  • 383 patients are currently being hospitalized for Covid-19.
  • 1,407 positive cases of fully vaccinated individuals since February 1st, 2021.
  • 27,459 positive cases of non-fully vaccinated individuals since February 1st, 2021.
  • 311,582 confirmed cases since March 2020.
  • 4,862 confirmed deaths since March 2020. 1.56% fatality rate.
  • Positivity rate since March 2020 - 8.89%
Jonathan Linden is a reporter at 91.9 KVCR in San Bernardino, California. He joined KVCR in July 2021 and had previously interned for the station in the Spring of 2019. Outside of KVCR, Jonathan also interned for KALW in San Francisco, KFI in Burbank, and Radio HCJB in Quito, Ecuador.