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25 new COVID-19 cases in VC on May 13; 3 new deaths for total of 24

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Ventura County Public Health Officer Dr. Robert Levin reported the following COVID-19 numbers in Ventura County, including three new deaths with COVID-19 in Ventura County, for a total of 24.

One person reported today to be among the COVID-19 fatalities was 27 years old, according to county Public Information Officer Ashley Bautista. The numbers reported May 13 are:

25 new cases over day before
725 total cases
477 recovered cases
23 hospitalized
12 in the ICU
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24 deaths (2 ages 27-44, 5 ages 45-64, 17 ages 65+) all patients had comorbidities
14,384 people tested
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COVID-19 testing: No-cost COVID-19 testing is offered for all community members at two state locations in Ventura County. Please register by calling 1-888-634-1123 or online at www.lhi.care/covidtesting . Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  
Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, CA 93030
Thousand Oaks Library – Newbury Park Branch, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320
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Reopening Ventura County: Visit www.vcreopens.com  to register your business. Curbside retail, manufacturing, logistics, office-based businesses, carwashes, pet grooming and other businesses are now permitted to open in Stage 2 of the State’s Roadmap to Reopening.

Learn more about each stage at: https://covid19.ca.gov/roadmap/. The county has made progress in meeting the Governor’s requirements for moving forward. These steps have included: hospital surge and personal protective equipment capacity; protection of high-risk patient populations: seniors, long term care facility residents, homeless and most recently expanded efforts in contact tracing capacity and testing. The efforts to protect our community health and our local economy are aligned. Investing in these public health steps will benefit the health of our community as well as our local economy.

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Resources:
Unemployment assistance: https://www.vcemergency.com/resources
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Coping with stress: https://habits.vcbh.org/
Frequently asked questions about the Stay Well VC Order: https://www.vcemergency.com/staywellvc/faqs-general
More information at www.vcemergency.com 

 

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