RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The number of documented coronavirus infections in Riverside County stands at 5,952, with 261 deaths and 3,833 documented recoveries, health officials said in reporting three days worth of data.
According to the Riverside University Health System, 334 new infections and 19 fatalities were reported since Friday afternoon.
Of the 186 Riverside County residents currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 68 are being treated in intensive care units, one fewer than Friday.
The latest figures were released as Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a relaxation of restrictions that could allow more businesses to reopen more quickly in a majority of the state's counties.
Several Southern California counties -- including Riverside County -- had teamed up last week to send a joint requ