RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County health officials reported another 4,103 coronavirus cases and 26 virus-related deaths on Wednesday, along with a record number of patients being treated in intensive care units due to COVID-19 complications.
The aggregate number of coronavirus infections recorded since the public health documentation period began in early March is 107,324, compared to 103,221 on Tuesday, according to the Riverside University Health System. The number of deaths tied to COVID-19 rose to 1,539.
The RUHS reported a record 768 COVID-positive hospitalizations, up 35 from Tuesday. That number includes 172 patients being treated in county ICU beds, up 28 from the day before.
The previous record for ICU patients — 167 — was set back in July.
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