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Inland Empire COVID-19 Update: 1/4/22

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.

Both Riverside and San Bernardino County have seen at least a 49% increase in hospitalizations over the last week.

In Riverside County, there were 4,135 new reported cases over the weekend. That's a 231% increase compared to last Monday. Over the previous seven days, there were 43.4 new cases per 100,000 residents. Hospitalizations have increased by 59% since last Monday, with 625. ICU cases have seen a 14% increase in the same period with 104 current patients.

In San Bernardino County, there were 3,406 new reported cases over the weekend. That's a 237% increase compared to last Monday. The seven-day average of positive tests is 41.7 individuals per 100,000 residents. Hospitalizations have increased by 49% since last Monday, with 697. ICU cases increased by a total number of 16 in that same period, with 148 patients.