RIVERSIDE (CNS) - COVID-19 hospitalizations dipped slightly Wednesday in Riverside County as officials reported 2,773 newly confirmed cases and 13 additional coronavirus-related deaths.
The aggregate number of COVID-19 cases recorded since the public health documentation period began in early March is 230,600, compared to 227,827 on Tuesday, according to the Riverside University Health System.
The county's coronavirus death toll rose to 2,307. The fatalities are trailing indicators because delays processing death certificates can go back several weeks.
The RUHS reported 1,660 coronavirus hospitalizations countywide, down 24 from Tuesday, but the number of intensive care unit patients edged up by nine from a day earlier.
The number of known active virus cases countywide is 78,60