Jeff Pack Staff Writer Nine of the 31 deaths reported Monday, Aug. 17 by Riverside County Public Health officials were local residents and the county reported 1,828 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, bringing the total number of cases within the county to 47,490 since the county began recording data.  Day by day, the county reported 679 new cases on Saturday, 409 on Sunday, and 740 on Monday. The total number of people that have died from the virus since the county began now sits at 912. On Saturday and Sunday, the county reported the total at 906, 25 more than the day before, and another six residents died on Monday.  There was 18 fewer people hospitalized with the virus since Friday, for a new total of 296 hospitalizations. The county reported 90 of those patients were in
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