RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County health officials today reported 94 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and five new virus-related deaths, bringing the countywide totals to 3,409 cases and 117 deaths.
Meanwhile, 1,133 recoveries have been documented, an increase of 176 over Friday's numbers.
The updated figures come as the year's first heat wave continues to bear down on the Inland Empire, raising concerns about those confined indoors without air conditioning.
County health officials eased pool usage guidelines Friday for those seeking relief, allowing swimmers to enjoy private pools, like those at motels, apartment complexes and county clubs.
However, only one swimmer is allowed in the pool at a time under the new rules. Gatherings in pool areas remains barred, unless a parent is w