Riverside County’s COVID-19 cases creep higher

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The number of coronavirus cases in Riverside County edged up 3% today compared to a day earlier and another death was reported, bringing the number of COVID-19 fatalities to 100. The Riverside University Health System released updated data showing 3,218 documented infections — an increase of 134 cases from the previous day — 100 deaths and 904 documented patient recoveries. RUHS data indicated 229 people are hospitalized with the virus, and 84 of those are in intensive care units. The balance of patients are recovering under home isolation, officials said. The latest death involved a Riverside man in his 70s, according to an RUHS spokesman. The county's public health officer said Tuesday that cases are now growing at a much slower rate, telling the Board o
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