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VC reports 610 new COVID-19 cases since Friday; 7 in Ojai, 1 in Oak View

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Ventura County Public Health reported the following COVID-19 numbers for Ventura County on Monday:
-610 new cases since Friday
-18,185 total cases
-15,460 recovered cases
-2,550 active cases under quarantine (+387 since Friday)
-255,186 people tested
-75 hospitalizations (+15 since Friday)
-18 in the ICU (+4 since Friday)
-173 deaths (1 since Friday)
The CDC recommends against traveling for Thanksgiving
Travel
Travel may increase your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. Postponing travel and staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others this year.
If you are considering traveling for Thanksgiving, here are some important questions to ask yourself and your loved ones beforehand. These questions can help you decide what is best for you and your family.
If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” you should consider making other plans, such as hosting a virtual gathering or delaying your travel.
It’s important to talk with the people you live with and your family and friends about the risks of traveling for Thanksgiving.

 

If you do travel
Everyone Can Make Thanksgiving Safer
Stay at least 6 feet away from others who do not live with you
Wash your hands
Attending a Gathering
Hosting a Thanksgiving Gathering
Celebrating virtually or with the people you live with is the safest choice this Thanksgiving.
If having guests to your home, be sure that people follow the steps that everyone can take to make Thanksgiving safer. These steps include: