Riverside County coronavirus deaths stand at nearly 700

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The number of coronavirus-related deaths in Riverside County stands at 695 with 23,266 known active virus cases countywide. The Riverside University Health System only releases updated coronavirus information on weekdays. Officials said Friday the number of confirmed patient recoveries is 13,050. The county defines a recovery as someone who has not manifested symptoms for 14 days. According to RUHS, 452 people were hospitalized for COVID-19 as of Friday, 23 fewer than Thursday. Hospitalizations include 153 patients in intensive care units. Health officials said last week that between 118,000 and 175,400 county residents may have been infected by the coronavirus at some point since COVID-19 reached the county, citing preliminary results of a recent randomized a
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