RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Confirmed coronavirus cases in Riverside County rose to 45 from 31 earlier today, according to health officials.
The countywide death count remains at six.
Seven new cases in the Coachella Valley, four in the western county, two in the southwest county and the first case in the mid-region were added to the total tally at 3:30 p.m.
The announcement comes hours after a sixth COVID-19 death and a new case were reported in the Coachella Valley, where all of the county's deaths have occurred.
Eisenhower Medical Center virologist Dr. Richard Loftus told the Riverside County Board of Directors via telephone during their Tuesday meeting that the probability was high that at least 10 coronavirus-related deaths would occur in the Coachella Valley before the end of the m