Riverside County hit a major mark during the coronavirus pandemic as officials reported a total of 1,007 COVID-19 related deaths on Friday.
Health officials reported 126 new cases of COVID-19 and 10 additional virus-related deaths on Friday.
Of those new cases, 22 were in the Coachella Valley, but none of the deaths were from here. The region’s nine cities and 11 unincorporated communities have accounted for 300 deaths in Riverside County — or 31% of the total — even though these communities have less than 18% of the county’s population.
There have been a total of 51,860 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county.
Riverside County, with about 2...Read More