April 22, 2021: COVID-19 is Still Spreading
COVID-19 is Still Spreading, But Now Cases are Mostly Younger Adults
County health authorities urge people to schedule vaccinations
Despite the rapid progress of vaccinations, a months-long decline in new infections and the gradual reopening of much of our economy, COVID-19 — and its variants — remain a threat.
While we’ve made great progress since December and January, San Bernardino County is still seeing more than 500 new cases every week. But unlike last year, the demographics of those infected are shifting and the greatest numbers of new cases involve adults aged 18-34, followed by those between the ages of 35 and 49.
We have now reached a point where appointments can be easily made at County-run sites or local pharmacies by visiting https://sbcovid19.com/vaccine/ or calling the COVID-19 helpline at (909) 387-3911, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The challenge is not limited to San Bernardino County. The 7-day average number of new COVID-19 infections eclipses the 14-day average in about half the country, with 40 states hitting that benchmark last Wednesday. The CDC reported Monday that the 7-day average of new COVID-19 cases is at more than 67,000 cases a day; four weeks ago, the 7-day average was 53,000 cases a day. Across the U.S., more than half of the new cases are among people aged 18 to 54, CDC data shows.
With vaccination now available to everyone 16 and older, everyone should consider getting vaccinated, make your appointment today!
CITY OF RIALTO INFORMATION
Rialto By The Numbers: Cases, Deaths, & Testing
Rialto COVID-19 Testing Site
COVID-19 testing is available at the Johnson Center Gymnasium on the City of Rialto Community Center Campus located at 214 N. Palm Avenue. Testing is free and painless, appointments are highly recommended by you may attend for walk-in service Monday-Saturday 8:00am-8:00pm. Please visit the County Testing webpage to find appointment availability.
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY INFORMATION
San Bernardino County By The Numbers: Cases, Recovered, Deaths & Vaccinations
Additional information is available on the San Bernardino County COVID-19 Dashboard
STATE OF CALIFORNIA INFORMATION
By The Numbers: Cases, Deaths, Testing & Vaccinations
For additional information:
Visit San Bernardino County COVID-19 resources
Visit State of California COVID-19 resources
Visit CDC COVID-19 resources