RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Hospitalizations connected to COVID-19 continue to trend downward in Riverside County as officials reported 1,641 newly confirmed infections and 33 additional deaths Wednesday.
The aggregate number of coronavirus cases recorded since the public health documentation period began in early March is 268,490, compared to 266,849 Tuesday, according to the Riverside University Health System.
Total virus-related fatalities stood at 3,003. The fatalities are trailing indicators because of delays processing death certificates, and typically cover three-to four-week periods.
The number of known active virus cases countywide was 74,869, down 955 from Tuesday.
Verified patient recoveries countywide were at 190,618, according to RUHS.
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