Thursday, March 26: 61 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ventura County; 2 in Ojai


Ventura County Public Health reported there are 61 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ventura County as of Thursday, March 26, with 15 people hospitalized, and one person in his or her 70s who died from COVID-19 on March 22.

The number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Ventura County is 11 more than reported Wednesday. A total of 1,288 tests have been completed at public and private labs in the county.


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Of the cases:

— 2 are in Ojai
— 9 are in Camarillo

— 1 is in Lake Sherwood
— 3 are in Moorpark
— 3 are in Oak Park
— 8 are in Oxnard
— 2 are in Santa Paula
— 15 are in Simi Valley
— 1 is in Somis
— 8 are in Thousand Oaks
— 7 are in Ventura
— 2 are in Westlake

The ages of the confirmed cases are”
— one age 0-17
— four age 18-24
— fourteen age 25-44
— twenty-five are 45-64
— seventeen are 65-plus


Ventura County Public Health reminded community members to stay home to stop the spread. A list of essential businesses is included in the Stay Well At Home Order, which can be read at  
Ventura County Public Information Officer Ashley Bautista issued a press release with the Public Health officer advice on "How can I get tested?":
"Please call your doctor for a risk assessment if you are symptomatic. Your doctor will advise you whether you need a test or not. If a test is recommended, your doctor will provide you with the location for testing. Your doctor is your first point of contact. If you do not have a doctor please call your local urgent care and they will advise you on next steps. A list of clinics can be found at  If you have additional questions, dial the information number 211 on your phone.

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