By Sandra Emerson
San Bernardino County reported three additional coronavirus deaths Monday, April 6, and the number of confirmed cases shot up by more than 150.
There are now 530 cases of COVID-19 and 16 deaths, up from 373 cases and 13 deaths on Sunday, when cases rose only by one.
The jump could be due to positive cases getting confirmed after the Sunday evening update, said Lana Culp, county spokeswoman.
Among the positive cases reported by the county since testing began are 75 residents and employees at Cedar Mountain Post-Acute Rehabilitation in Yucaipa. Eight residents and seven employees tested positive at Reche Canyon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Colton. Five residents of the Yucaipa facility and one at the Colton facility have died.
Of the 5,670 people tested for COVID-19 in the county, 9.3% had positive results, the county’s data show. Of those who tested positive, 51.2% are male, 48.6% are female and .2 % were unknown.
Most of the cases, 219, were among people 18 to 49 years old, while 169 were 50 to 64 years old, 135 were older than 65 and six were 2 to 17 years old, according to the county.
Here’s where the San Bernardino County cases are located:
Alta Loma, four
Apple Valley, seven
Big Bear City, two
Big Bear Lake, three
Blue Jay, two
Chino Hills, 22
Fort Irwin, one
Grand Terrace, two
Joshua Tree, two
Loma Linda, 12
Oak Hills, two
Rancho Cucamonga, 36
Running Springs, two
San Bernardino, 40
Yucca Valley, three
The location of 21 cases was unknown.