The number of people hospitalized with a coronavirus infection in Riverside County dropped by two people to 188, according to the latest state figures released Saturday.

Of those patients, 20 were being treated in intensive care, up from 15 the previous day.

Total COVID hospitalizations have come down from 225 over the last week, the Riverside University Health System said.

Among those hospitalized with a COVID diagnosis in June, one in three patients had been fully vaccinated with a SARS-CoV-2 therapeutic, according to county public health figures. Officials said vaccination data for July will be released on or after Aug. 15.

The RUHS said the aggregate number of COVID cases recorded since the public health documentation period began in March 2020 is 674,403.

According to the agency, in the past 28 months, a total 6,616 deaths from virus-related complications have been recorded. The fatality count was unchanged from a week ago.

The number of known active virus cases in the county, based on available data, is 6,548, compared to 6,957 a week ago. The active count is derived by subtracting deaths and recoveries from the current total — 674,403 — according to the county Executive Office. Verified patient recoveries countywide are now 661,239.

The county does not report COVID data on weekends.

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