Local cases, hospitalizations continue to increase

A nurse draws up a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile health clinic in Los Angeles on March 16.

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are still on the rise locally, even though community transmission levels of the virus remain low, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Coachella Valley is also continuing its upward trend of cases. The nine Coachella Valley cities added 841 new COVID-19 cases in the eight days ending Wednesday. There were also four deaths reported during that time period, with Cathedral City, Indio, La Quinta and Palm Springs reporting one each.

Here is a full breakdown of confirmed total cases, deaths and recoveries by city since the start of the pandemic (with weekly changes shown in parentheses):

  • Cathedral City: 12,583 confirmed cases (+102), 151 deaths (+1), 12,347 recoveries (+109)
  • Coachella: 13,062 confirmed cases (+91), 121 deaths (+0), 12,857 recoveries (+72)
  • Desert Hot Springs: 7,857 confirmed cases (+53), 99 deaths (+0), 7,721 recoveries (+49)
  • Indian Wells: 630 confirmed cases (+13), 8 deaths (+0), 612 recoveries (+14)
  • india: 22,849 confirmed cases (+185), 281 deaths (+1), 22,404 recoveries (+175)
  • La Quinta: 8,174 confirmed cases (+120), 83 deaths (+1), 7,999 recoveries (+111)
  • Palm Desert: 9,557 confirmed cases (+140), 148 deaths (+0), 9,289 recoveries (+113)
  • Palm Springs: 8,107 confirmed cases (+98), 157 deaths (+1), 7,868 recoveries (+108)
  • Rancho Mirage: 2,731 confirmed cases (+39), 56 deaths (+0), 2,650 recoveries (+57)

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