Documented COVID cases climb, along with hospitalizations over the weekend

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Coronavirus cases in Riverside County increased by 870 over the weekend, with three additional deaths also reported Monday, Nov. 2, along with an uptick in hospitalizations. The aggregate number of COVID-19 infections recorded since the public health documentation period began in early March is 68,920, compared to 68,050 on Friday, according to the Riverside University Health System. The agency reported 179 COVID-positive hospitalizations, up 29 since the end of last week, and that includes 43 intensive care unit patients, 10 more than Friday. COVID-19 hospitalizations are currently at or below levels reported in April. Officials said the number of deaths tied to COVID-19 stands at 1,322, up from 1,319 on Friday. The number of known active cases countywide totals 6,17
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