The number of people hospitalized with a coronavirus infection in Riverside County remained the same Saturday at 149, with the number of those patients in intensive care increasing by one to 10, according to the latest state data out Saturday.
One month ago, 100 people were hospitalized throughout the county with a COVID infection, 11 of whom were ICU patients, according to the Riverside University Health System. The ICU patient count has generally remained just above or below 10 since the end of March.
County Department of Public Health figures showed that, among those hospitalized with a COVID diagnosis in June, one in three patients had been fully vaccinated with a SARS-CoV-2 therapeutic. The figures were the same for the month of May.
Officials said the aggregate number of COVID cases recorded since the public health documentation period began in March 2020 is 638,616.
The RUHS said that in the past 27 months, a total 6,561 deaths from virus-related complications have been recorded. The figure published a week ago was 6,549.
The number of known active virus cases in the county, based on available data, is 6,845, compared to 4,823 a week ago. The active count is derived by subtracting deaths and recoveries from the current total — 638,616 — according to the county Executive Office. Verified patient recoveries countywide are now 625,210.
The RUHS does not report COVID data on weekends.