RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County health officials have reported eight coronavirus fatalities and 59 additional confirmed cases of the virus, bringing the death toll to 225 and case total to 5,248.
Of the 185 Riverside County residents currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 69 are being treated in intensive care units, five fewer than Monday, according to the Riverside University Health System.
RUHS officials also reported 266 more documented recoveries among county residents, bringing the total to 2,911.
More than 75,000 Riverside County residents have been tested for the coronavirus, which accounts for more than 3% of the county's population of nearly 2.5 million.
Although residents under age 18 make up about 25% of the county's population, that age bracket accounts for just