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3 More Deaths, Riverside County Mandates Face Coverings in Public, Bans Outside Gatherings

3 More Deaths, Riverside County Mandates Face Coverings in Public, Bans Outside Gatherings

Public gatherings were further restricted and those venturing outside were ordered to cover their faces Saturday after three more Riverside County residents died of COVID-19, for a total of 18, and the number of confirmed infections countywide climbed to 665.

60 patients who tested positive have now recovered, according to county health officials.

Riverside County Public Health Officer orders public to stay home and cover face when leaving, effective midnight April 5, 2020.

In response to the rapidly rising number of COVID-19 cases, Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser today ordered that no gatherings of any number of people may take place outside of family members residing in the same home.

Dr. Kaiser also ordered everyone to wear a face covering when leaving home, including essential workers.

Face coverings can be bandanas, scarves, neck gaiters or other clothing that does not have visible holes. Residents should not purchase N95 or surgical masks, as these limited resources are needed for the healthcare community and first responders

CASES BY COMMUNITY

Here’s a list of coronavirus cases in Riverside County by city and unincorporated community. If an unincorporated community is not listed, no cases have been reported there.

Anza: 3

Banning: 19

Beaumont: 14, 1 death

Bermuda Dunes: 2

Blythe: 2

Calimesa: 2

Canyon Lake: 3

Cathedral City, 17 cases, 1 death

Cherry Valley: 1

Coachella: 7

Corona: 34, 1 death

Desert Edge: 2

Desert Hot Springs: 6

Desert Palms: 3

East Hemet: 1

Eastvale: 22, 1 death

El Cerrito: 1

El Sobrante: 8

French Valley: 12

Good Hope: 2

Green Acres: 1

Hemet: 14

Home Gardens: 1

Idyllwild-Pine Cove: 1

Indian Wells: 8

Indio: 33, 2 deaths

Jurupa Valley: 8

Lake Elsinore: 18

Lakeland Village: 1

La Quinta: 18

Meadowbrook: 1

Mead Valley: 4

Mecca: 2

Menifee: 25

Moreno Valley: 59, 1 death

Murrieta: 33

Norco: 3

Nuevo: 2

Oasis: 1

Palm Desert: 36, 2 deaths

Palm Springs: 46, 5 deaths

Perris: 22

Rancho Mirage: 15, 2 deaths

Riverside: 55

San Jacinto: 7

Temecula: 38

Temescal Valley: 1

Wildomar: 14, 1 death

Woodcrest: 3

California: 13,929 confirmed

321 deaths

Updated April 4, 10:17 p.m. Pacific

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