New orders handed down from state, COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Containers for coronavirus nose swab tests are arranged for use before sending off for results. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
New orders coming down from the state level Monday, June 13, furthered fears that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over. The new orders followed a week that saw record daily new cases reported by Riverside University Health System day after day, confirming those fears.In an effort to protect employees and residents, several local municipalities either kept their office closed or reclosed their offices to the public, including the county of Riverside and cities of Temecula, Menifee, Murrieta and Lake Elsinore.Hours after California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced an executive order directing that indoor activity in gyms, hair salons, houses of worship, malls and non-critical offices be stopped Monday, the county announced that 983 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded over the weekend
Subscribe or log in to read the rest of this content.