County COVID-19 hospitalizations drop below 50

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As of March 18, there were 79,028 people who ever were diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ventura County, and 439 active cases under quarantine.
This was a 60-case jump from the day before and a 423-case jump from the week before.
Out of these 79,028, 980 were in Ojai and 359 in Oak View.
Forty-six people were in the hospital with COVID-19 countywide as of March 18.
Nineteen were in intensive care units. More than 27% of ICU beds were available countywide.
A total of 940 people are reported to have died from the virus in Ventura County. Twenty-five were in Ojai and five in Oak View.
Twenty-three new deaths were reported across the county this week.