Additional coronavirus cases identified, including nursing facility vendor

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A contract worker from a skilled nursing facility in the Coachella Valley is among six additional novel coronavirus cases confirmed today by Riverside County health officials, bringing the number of known infections countywide to 22. According to county Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser, the vendor from the Rancho Mirage Health & Rehabilitation Center was diagnosed after testing began on all 140 employees and 94 residents of the facility last week. A woman who had been at the rehab facility was admitted to Eisenhower Medical Center with COVID-19 symptoms and died earlier this week. The Department of Pubic Health said there have been three deaths — all in the Coachella Valley — from complications related to the pathogen, which first surfaced in China i
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