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13 VC residents die with COVID-19 since Aug. 20

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Aug. 26 graphic from Ventura County Public Health. For up-to-date COVID-19 reports, visit www.venturacountyrecovers.org

 

Since Wednesday, Aug. 25, there are 248 new COVID-19 cases reported and 6,476 new tests performed, according to Ventura County Public Health.

There are 135 people hospitalized and 28 in intensive care units.

On Thursday, Aug. 26, Ventura County Public Health reported four additional deaths of Ventura County residents who died with COVID-19 — three men, ages 55, 56 and 57, and a 62-year-old woman.

Those deaths are in addition to the county government reporting Tuesday, Aug. 24, that two county residents — a 56-year-old woman and 60-year-old man —had died with COVID-19; on Aug 23, it reported three people  two men, 82 and 97, and an 84-year-old woman had died with COVID-19;  on Aug. 22, it reported four county residents had succumbed with COVID-19. That brings to 13 the Ventura County COVID-19-related death toll since Friday, Aug. 20.

Regarding vaccine statistics in Ventura County, county Public Health reported:

• 76.3% of Ventura County's population 12+ has received the first dose.

• 78.1% of Ventura County's population 18+ has received the first dose.

• 67.8% of Ventura County’s population 12+ are fully vaccinated.

Anyone age 12 and older can get vaccinated for free in Ventura County.

No appointment is needed at county Public Health vaccine clinics. View the schedule at www.vcrecovers.org/vaccine 

Schedule an appointment at MyTurn.ca.gov or call 833-422-4255

Visit www.vaccines.gov or call 1-800-232-0233 to find additional vaccine locations including pharmacies and other health care providers.

 

 

 

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