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April 7: 243 COVID-19 cases in Ventura County; 4 in Ojai, 1 in Oak View; 6 deaths in Ventura County

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Ventura County Public Health reported the latest COVID-19 cases locally on April 7:
17 new cases from the day before
243 total cases
148 active cases
89 recovered cases
148 active cases under home quarantine
6 deaths (4 people in their 70s with preexisting conditions, 1 person in their 80s)
4,289 people tested
49 have ever been hospitalized, 39 have had pre-existing conditions, 4 are under investigation and 6 have had no preexisting conditions.
14 have ever been hospitalized
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Watch the April 7 video press conference at: English https://vimeo.com/405233693 Spanish https://vimeo.com/405233693
Watch the April 7 Board of Supervisors COVID-19 Response Update here https://ventura.granicus.com/player/clip/5409?view_id=67. You can then click item 11 to jump to the update.
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Tune in to KVTA1590AM for a radio update on April 8 at 6:20 am
View the livestream press conference on April 8 at 1 pm on @countyofventura FB, @countyventura Twitter, News Channel 3 and ABC 7. The April 8 press conference will feature District Attorney Greg Totten providing information on price gouging and Caroline Prijital Sutton, executive director with the Coalition for Family Harmony, providing information for victims of domestic violence. There will also be an update from Ventura County Public Health Officer Dr. Robert Levin, Supervisor Kelly Long and count CEO Mike Powers.
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Community members can register to receive daily email updates at www.vcemergency.com.
Featured resource of the day: Ventura County Area Agency on Aging
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The Ventura County Area Agency on Aging is now offering a full-service food and supply pantry at no cost for Ventura County residents who are 60 and older and people with disabilities.
Two weeks food supply will be provided.
Delivery Option Only.
Available items include fresh produce, dry goods, and canned food. Call the VCAAA at 805-477-7300 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to identify needs and schedule a time for delivery of items. A staff member or volunteer will deliver the food to the doorstep with minimal or no person-to-person contact. The VCAAA is now seeking volunteers and supply donations to assist with food deliveries and pantry distribution. For more information visit www.vcaaa.org. Information in Spanish here: https://s29358.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/COVID-19_VCAAA-Food-Pantry_SPANISH_2.pdf

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