Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser today announced the first two cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in western Riverside County. Both are expected to recover. Also, Kaiser confirmed the third death connected to COVID-19. The individual was from the Coachella Valley. Riverside County has 16 cases, and up until today’s announcement, nearly all the cases have been from the Coachella Valley. “We knew getting west county cases was an inevitability,” said Kaiser, who on Monday reduced the maximum gathering order from 250 to 10 in light of the comments from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “The disease curve must be flattened, and that’s why we’re already intervening as early as possible so that our vulnerable residents are protected.” As the county’s respons
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