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Inland Empire COVID-19 Update: 1/14/22

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

Riverside and San Bernardino County have now seen at least a 200% increase in COVID-19 Hospitalizations since Dec. 3.

In Riverside County, there were 5,115 new reported cases on Thursday, that's a 171% increase compared to last week. Hospitalizations have gone up by 26% in that same period, with 976 and 145 COVID-19 ICU patients. Riverside County has also reported 63 new COVID-19 related deaths since Jan. 7.

On Thursday in San Bernardino County, there were 4,909 new reported cases. That's a 437% increase compared to last week. Hospitalizations have increased by 32% in that same period, with 1,080. ICU cases increased by 27, with 196. Since Jan. 7, San Bernardino County has reported 137 new COVID-19 related deaths.