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Inland Empire COVID-19 Update: 12/28/21

A computer rendering of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
A computer rendering of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Over the last month, both Riverside and San Bernardino County have seen at least a 30% increase in Covid-19 Hospitalizations.

In Riverside County, there were 1,248 new reported cases over the weekend. Over the previous seven days, there were 21.3 new cases per 100,000 residents. Hospitalizations have increased by 47% since Nov. 30, with 391. ICU cases have seen a 51% increase in the same period with 91 current patients.

In San Bernardino County, there were 1,008 new reported cases over the weekend. The seven-day average of positive tests is 20.3 individuals per 100,000 residents. Hospitalizations have increased by 30% since Nov. 30, with 466. ICU cases increased by a total number of 34 in that same period, with 132 patients.