RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Six additional coronavirus cases were confirmed this afternoon throughout Riverside County, bringing the total number of discovered cases to 28 countywide, health officials said.
The new numbers include three more in the Coachella Valley, one in the western county and two more in southwest Riverside County, said Jose Arballo, spokesman for the Riverside University Health System.
The announcement comes hours after the fourth death associated with the COVID-19 pandemic was reported in the county, a man over 70 years old in the Coachella Valley — where all the county's deaths have occurred.
Six additional cases were also reported Thursday throughout the county, including a contract worker from a skilled nursing facility in the Coachella Valley.
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