VC remains on state monitoring watch list for COVID-19

 7 6 COVID1Ventura County Public Health reported on Monday that there are 549 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in reports from Thursday through Sunday. A total of 292 cases are lab results from June 29 or earlier, according to a county government press release.


­— 549 new confirmed cases since Thursday

— 12,353 new people tested

— 76,400 total people tested

— 3,789 total cases

— 2,029 recovered cases

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— 88 current hospitalizations

— 30 current ICU

— 1,710 active cases under quarantine

— 50 deaths (ages 29 to 107; 28 males and 17 females); 3 additional deaths included a 62-year-old male, 89-year-old female and 93-year-old male.

Public Health officials cautioned that even a person without symptoms can expose others to COVID-19. "Please wear a mask to slow the spread," they stated in a press release.

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Ventura County Business Assistance Grant Program Applications are available until July 8, 2020. The program includes grants of $5,000 for small businesses to alleviate impacts from COVID-19. Check out the Frequently Asked Questions at Apply today at

 People can get tested for free, with no appointment needed, at four drive-through testing sites:


• Former Ford dealership, 128 S. Hallock Drive., Santa Paula, M-F, 10-7

Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark, M-F, 10-7

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Oxnard College, 4000 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard, F-T, 10-7

Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura, M-F, 10-7

Testing is also available at all county clinics and state sites.

Food Share Pop-Up Pantries

7/6 3 p.m., Ventura County Fairgrounds, 1- W. Harbor Blvd

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7/7 5 p.m., El Rio, Rio Mesa High School, 545 Central Avenue

7/8 3 p.m., Oxnard, College Park, 3250 South Rose Avenue

7/9 3 p.m., Thousand Oaks, Conejo Creek South, 1300 E. Janss Road

7/10, 3 p.m., Santa Paula, Harding Park, 1330 E. Harvard Blvd

7/11, 12:30 p.m., Moorpark, Ruben Castro Charities, 5700 Condor Drive

Mental health and wellness resources:


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