COUNTY CORONAVIRUS CASES UP 708, LOCAL CASES NOW AT 167

Another four San Bernardino County residents died of COVID-19, as the number of cases rose by 708, according to statistics the county posted Wednesday (July 22). Here are the latest numbers, according to county and state public health officials. San Bernardino County now has confirmed 25,775 cases and 337 deaths.

Here in our Morongo Basin we are up to 167 confirmed cases: Yucca Valley with 99; Joshua Tree, 29; Twentynine Palms, 18; Morongo Valley, 18; Landers, two; and one in Pioneertown. There have been three deaths locally.

California’s confirmed coronavirus cases have topped 409,000, surpassing New York for most in the nation. John’s Hopkins University data showed Wednesday that California now has about 1,200 more cases than New York.

Other County-wide numbers today:

Hospitalizations: 606 Tuesday, down from 607 Monday, July 20; suspected patients: 118 Tuesday, up from 69 Monday

Intensive-care unit patients: 181 Tuesday, down from 190 Monday; suspected patients: 13 Tuesday, up from 5 Monday

Recoveries: 15,248

Skilled-nursing facilities: Residents: 1,128; deaths: 169. Employees: 708 (last updated Monday)

State prisons (In County): 99 active in-custody cases Wednesday

People tested: 217,148

Skilled-nursing facilities: Residents: 1,128; deaths: 169. Employees: 708 (last updated Monday)

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