A late-night news release confirmed that an individual who locally acquired the coronavirus was receiving treatment at Eisenhower Health in Rancho Mirage.
The statement read:
“Eisenhower Health is currently treating a patient who is considered presumptive positive after testing by Riverside County Public Health.
“The patient is in isolation and Eisenhower staff have taken appropriate precautions in the treatment of this patient. No further information about the patient will be provided at this time.”
“We ask the community to remember that Eisenhower’s medical professionals treat patients with infectious diseases every day and are prepared to care for our community members. Eisenhower continues to work closely with Riverside County Public Health, California Department of Public Health and within CDC guidelines.”
— Eisenhower Health (@EisenhowerHeal) March 8, 2020
Updated Riverside County information about COVID-19 is available here.