Riverside County reports 20 coronavirus deaths – Press Enterprise

Another 20 Riverside County residents have been reported dead due to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, according to public health officials.

The county does not update COVID-19 statistics on weekends, so it’s not clear what day the deaths were logged. As of Monday, March 8, 3,912 county residents have died of the virus.

Here are the numbers as of Monday, according to state and county public health officials.

Riverside County

Confirmed cases: 291,040 total, up 136 from Friday, March 5, averaging 181 reported per day in the past week

Deaths: 3,912 total, up 20 from Friday, averaging 17.1 reported per day in the past week

Hospital survey: 251 confirmed and 63 suspected patients hospitalized Sunday, including 64 confirmed and 10 suspected patients in the ICU, with 19 of 21 facilities reporting. The number of confirmed patients is down 18.2% from a week earlier.

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