Seventh COVID-19 death confirmed in Riverside County

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County health officials confirmed 11 more cases of novel coronavirus today, including the county's seventh death, bringing the county's total cases to 70. All seven deaths have been in the Coachella Valley. The county's latest COVID-19 case map showed the Coachella Valley with the highest count of prior or ongoing infection at 31. The northwestern county was at 25 cases, the southwest region at 12 and the mid-county with one, data from the Riverside University Health System showed. Another resident who acquired the virus while traveling aboard a cruise ship remains in Northern California, officials said. Of the 70 cases, 24 were determined to have been acquired locally, four were travel-associated and 42 are under investigation to verify origin. T
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