1 new coronavirus death, 2 new cases reported in Riverside County

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Another death and two additional coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Riverside County, bringing the total number of discovered cases to 30 countywide, health officials said. The new death was reported in the Coachella Valley, where all of the county's five deaths have occurred. Eisenhower Medical Center virologist Dr. Richard Loftus told the Riverside County Board of Directors via telephone during their Tuesday meeting that he was treating cases at the Rancho Mirage hospital and said the probability was high that at least 10 coronavirus-related deaths would occur in the Coachella Valley before the end of the month. The physician described the area's senior population as "kindling for the virus." Friday, the fourth death associated with the COVID-19 pandemic
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