Jeff Pack Staff WriterRiverside County Public Health officials Tuesday, Sept. 8 reported 585 new cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths since last Friday, bringing the total number of cases within the county to 54,572 since the county began recording data. Day by day, the county reported 181 new cases on Saturday, 198 on Sunday, none on Monday, and 206 on Tuesday.The total number of people that have died from the virus since the county began now sits at 1,075. The county reported no deaths on Saturday, six on Sunday, none on Monday, and two on Tuesday. There were 10 fewer people hospitalized with the virus since Friday, for a new total of 175 hospitalizations. The county reported 60 of those patients were in intensive care units, three less than before the weekend started.
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