The number of people hospitalized with a coronavirus infection in Riverside County has jumped by another 20 people to 210, according to the latest state numbers.
The number of those patients being treated in intensive care as of Saturday was 16, up from 14 the previous day.
Riverside 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.
Officials said the aggregate number of COVID cases recorded since the public health documentation period began in March 2020 is 642,860.
The Riverside University Health System said that in the past 27 months, a total 6,560 deaths from virus-related complications have been recorded. The fatality count was unchanged from a week ago.
Health officials have said that a majority of the deaths occurred in people with at least one underlying health condition, mainly hypertension, diabetes and heart disease.
The number of known active virus cases in the county, based on available data, was 8,563, compared to 6,845 a week ago. The active count is derived by subtracting deaths and recoveries from the current total — 642,860 — according to the county Executive Office. Verified patient recoveries countywide are now 627,737.
The county does not report COVID data on weekends.