64 new coronavirus cases, 1 new fatality in Riverside County

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A lamppost in a parking lot on Temecula Parkway in Temecula is shown tagged with the word “corona.” The parking lot is nearly deserted as many people stayed home during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Valley News/Will Fritz photo
RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County health officials today confirmed 64 more cases of coronavirus and an additional fatality, bringing the countywide case total to 493 and the death toll to 14. The latest death was a man in his 80s from Eastvale, according Jose Arballo, a spokesman for the Riverside University Health System. Ten additional recoveries were also reported Thursday, bringing that total to 50 since the first case of coronavirus was reported within Riverside County on March 8. "We do expect that number to continue rising,'' Arballo said. "There are some people that will get through it.'' The number of cases, however, is also anticipated to continue rising. On Tuesday, county health officials estimated that by April 12, all 102 of the county's intensive care unit beds
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