April 24: Ventura County update on county COVID-19 response


To watch the Ventura County government update on the local response to COVID-19, visit: 

There are 11 new cases of COVID-19 from day before.

The total number of cases in Ventura County now are 476, according to Ventura County Public Health Director Rigberto Vargas.

So far, there have been more than 8,500 tests.

Sheriff Bill Ayub:

Remind public to lock car doors, don't leave keys in car, report suspicious behavior.

There is an uptick in commercial property crimes.

Several Public Health orders. Sheriff takes educational approach.

Make sure public eases into loosening. People crowding into beaches. Extra deputies patrolling county beaches. 

Ensuring health orders are adhered to with extra patrols to make sure social distancing is being maintained.





David Sasek, director of county General Services Agency

Status of county parks, only parks managed by county of Ventura Parks Department


Need public's help in ensuring social distancing

County parks open and some local parks, including:

Casitas Springs, Oak View, Oak Dell, Piru Skate Park, Warren

Ojai Valley Trail, Sulphur Mountain Trail

Pickleball and tennis courts open at Soule Park

Bring your own water.

No amenities in the parks.

Parking and restrooms closed, RVs closed, dog parks, archery range and play structures closed. 

Stay home if sick.

Maintain physical distance.

Don't congregate in the parks.

Rangers are out to monitor situation.

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