Riverside County reports 81 new coronavirus cases, two new deaths

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County health officials today reported 81 new confirmed coronavirus cases and two more virus-related deaths, bringing the countywide total to 1,431 cases and 41 deaths.The number of people who have recovered from the virus remained at 156.The uptick in cases amounts to a 6% increase over Friday's numbers, a similar growth rate as the previous day.Although the county's COVID-19 growth rate is keeping pace with predictions, with other parts of the nation documenting a decline in the rise of case counts, there's a chance the county's rate of increase might soften in the next several weeks, local health officials said."Many of you in the small-business community are losing tremendous amounts of money while we're keeping the community safe,'' Riversid
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