RivCo coronavirus deaths at 242, infections at 5,618 with more than 3k recoveries

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - As of this weekend, the number of deaths stemming from coronavirus complications stands at 242. The number of documented infections is 5,618, and the number of patient recoveries is 3,430. "The cases are really slowing down" RUHS Dr. Geoffrey Leung said. "The positivity rate (from tests) has dropped, and compared to two or three weeks ago ... the trend line is moving downward for coronavirus-related deaths." Meanwhile, Riverside County officials are working in concert with surrounding counties to seek concessions from the governor to relax regulations and permit the expedited reopening of more economic sectors, as coronavirus infection and death rates continue to slow. "We are working diligently for the reopening of businesses,'' Supervisor Karen Spiegel said Fri
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