Riverside County coronavirus hospitalizations drop 15% over weekend

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Coronavirus hospitalizations in Riverside County dropped 15% over the weekend, though an additional 25 virus-related deaths were also reported, according to figures released Monday. The aggregate number of COVID-19 cases recorded since the public health documentation period began last March is 289,773, up 323 from Friday, according to the Riverside University Health System. Riverside County health officials do not provide updated coronavirus statistics on weekends. Officials said there have been a total of 3,792 deaths from virus- related complications over the past year. The fatalities are trailing indicators because of delays processing death certificates and cover three- to four-week cycles. COVID-positive hospitalizations countywide totaled 307 on Monday,
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