COVID-positive cases, hospitalizations climb in Riverside County

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The overall number of coronavirus cases in Riverside County climbed over the weekend, increasing by 791, and three additional deaths were announced a day ahead of tomorrow's report on the county's status in the state's tiered grading system. The aggregate number of COVID-19 infections recorded since the public health documentation period began in early March is 64,075, compared to 63,284 on Friday, according to the Riverside University Health System. The number of deaths tied to COVID-19 stands at 1,272. RUHS officials reported that 153 people are hospitalized for virus-related treatment, an increase of five since the end of last week. That number includes 43 intensive care unit patients -- one less than Friday. The number of known active cases countywide is 4,845, an
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