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Inland Empire COVID-19 Update: 5/20/22

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.

Over the last week, COVID-19 hospitalizations increased in both Riverside and San Bernardino County by at least 36%.

In Riverside County, there were 2,033 new reported cases on Thursday. Since May 12, hospitalizations have increased in the county by 42%, with 71 and six COVID-19 ICU patients. Since last Thursday, Riverside County has reported three new COVID-19 related deaths.

On Thursday in San Bernardino County, there were 1,733 new reported cases. Since May 12, hospitalizations increased by 36%, with 49 and five COVID-19 ICU cases. Since last Thursday, San Bernardino County has reported 101 new COVID-19 related deaths.