April 8: 263 positive coronavirus cases in Ventura County; 4 in Ojai, 1 in Oak View; 7 deaths in VC

4 8 COVID3Ventura County Public Health reported on April 8:
20 new cases
263 total cases
96 recovered cases
52 ever hospitalized, 17 ever in the ICU
160 under home quarantine
7 deaths (five in their 70s, two in their 80s preexisting conditions)
4,942 people tested



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Wellness Everyday Coping During Coronavirus:

If you know someone or you are someone struggling with problems like stress, depression, anxiety, or drug and alcohol misuse Ventura County Behavioral Health is available to help 24/7. Crisis Referral Line: 1-866-998-2243, Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-272-8255, Substance Use Treatment Services 1-844-385-9200. If you are a senior or know a senior who is lonely or isolated please call the Senior Support Line at 1-800-235-9980.


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Tune in for a live video update on 4/9/20. Tomorrow’s speakers include Supervisor Long, Doctor Robert Levin, County Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen, Monica White, Executive Director of Food Share and Mike Powers, County of Ventura CEO. Tune in to News Channel 3, ABC 7 or watch the live stream @ countyofventura on FB @countyventura on Twitter.



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