Riverside County coronavirus cases reach 6,184, death toll stays at 270

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County health officials today reported 131 new confirmed coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections to 6,184, but the death toll remained unchanged at 270. Of the 189 county residents currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 69 are being treated in intensive care units, one more than Tuesday, according to the Riverside University Heath System. More than 89,000 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. According to county officials, Riverside County boasts one of the highest per-capita testing rates in California. But the county also possesses the second-highest number of cases and deaths in the state, second only to Los Angeles County.
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