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COVID-19 UPDATE FOR VENTURA COUNTY

Monday July 26, 2021

VENTURA COUNTY "STRONGLY RECOMMENDING" EVERYONE WEAR MASK IN ALL PUBLIC PLACES.  TO SEE NEWS RELEASE SCROLL DOWN TO THE SECTION THAT SAYS "NEWS RELEASES"

VENTURA COUNTY IS UPDATING THIS INFORMATION ON MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, AND FRIDAYS

CALIFORNIA HAS ENDED MOST COVID-19 HEALTH ORDERS, RESTRICTIONS, LIMITS, AND THE TIER SYSTEM (SEE NEWS RELEASE SECTION)

COUNTY OF VENTURA COVID-19 VACCINATIONS STATISTICS (UPDATED MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, AND FRIDAYS)

As of JULY 26, 2021

Total Doses Administered

959,270

1st Doses

523,284

2nd Doses

466,385

Percent of Population Single Dose

72.1%

Percent of Population Fully Vaccinated with Pfizer or Moderna

64.3%

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EVERYONE AGE 12 AND OLDER CAN NOW BE VACCINATED AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS

For on-site vaccinations and testing go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/covid-testing

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COVID-19 Update for Monday, July 26, 2021 (Updates Monday, Wednesday, Friday)

***The number of new cases Monday is 280 based on 6,693 tests.

***The total number of confirmed currently active cases Monday was 647.

***The total number of cases since March 2020 is 83,255

***The total number of recovered cases since March 2020 is 81,573

***The number of hospitalizations Monday was 60 with 9 in intensive care

***There were 2 new deaths reported Monday for a total of 1,035 

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NEWS RELEASES

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County of Ventura
For Immediate Release
July 19, 2021
 
County of Ventura Public Health Advisory: Public Health Strongly Recommends All Community Members Wear Masks Indoors to Prevent Further Spread of COVID-19 

 

Ventura, CA - With cases of COVID-19 rising locally and increased circulation of the highly transmissible Delta variant, the County of Ventura Public Health Department strongly recommends that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks indoors in public places. This serves as an extra precautionary measure for those who are fully vaccinated and will further limit spread of the Delta variant in the community at large.  

 

"The Delta variant is spreading quickly in our State. All community members should take action to protect themselves and others against this potentially deadly virus," said County of Ventura Health Officer Doctor Robert Levin. "While vaccines remain our best tool against COVID-19, masking in indoor and crowded outdoor settings will help us curb the spread of this latest wave of infection. Ventura County data have recently shown that unvaccinated people are 22 times more likely to become infected and hospitalized than vaccinated residents. Several of our hospitalized people have been vaccinated and that is several too many." 

 

In June, the Delta variants comprised 43 percent of all specimens sequenced in California. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) noted that Delta variants are now responsible for 58 percent of new infections across the country. Fully vaccinated people are well-protected from infections and serious illness due to known COVID-19 variants including Delta variants, and vaccinating as many people as possible, as soon as possible, continues to be our best defense against severe COVID-19 infection, and the harm it can do to our region. Vaccines are safe, effective, free, and widely available to everyone 12 and older. “For the most part this is a surge of cases among our unvaccinated and it is preventable. Get vaccinated,” said Doctor Levin. 

 

“We are seeing a significant growth in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations in our County. As of today, there are 504 new cases since July 12, 41 current hospitalizations and 9 community members in the ICU. The daily case rate per 100,000 has increased to 4.4,” said Public Health Director Rigoberto Vargas. “All community members are encouraged to get vaccinated to help protect themselves and loved ones. This will also help reverse this concerning trend of increasing cases since June 15.” 

 

Out of an abundance of caution, people are strongly recommended to wear masks indoors in settings like grocery or retail stores, theaters, and family entertainment centers, even if they are fully vaccinated as an added layer of protection for both themselves and unvaccinated residents. Businesses are asked to expect universal masking for customers entering indoor areas of their businesses to provide better protection to their employees and customers. Workplaces must comply with Cal/OSHA requirements and fully vaccinated employees are encouraged to wear masks indoors if their employer has not confirmed the vaccination status of those around them. For masks to work properly, they need to completely cover your nose and mouth and fit snugly against the sides of your face and around your nose. 

 

Public Health will continue to monitor transmission rates, hospitalizations, deaths and increasing vaccination rates throughout the County and will reevaluate the recommendation in the coming weeks. COVID-19 information can be monitored at www.vcrecovers.org.  

 

People are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. People with only one vaccine dose of Pfizer or Moderna are not fully protected. Completion of the vaccine series is necessary to provide full protection. 

 

COVID-19 vaccines are available at multiple locations throughout the County of Ventura for all community members 12 or older. Information about locations can be found at www.myturn.ca.gov or by calling 833-422-4255. 

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Governor's Press Office
Friday, June 25, 2021 (916) 445-4571

Governor Newsom, Legislative Leaders Announce Eviction Moratorium Extension, Increased Compensation for Rent Relief 

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders of both the Senate and the Assembly today announced a proposed extension of California’s statewide evictions moratorium, and an increase in compensation for California’s rent relief program.

 

The three-party agreement on AB 832 – which extends the current eviction moratorium through September 30, 2021 – will ensure that California quickly uses the more than $5 billion in federal rental assistance to help the state’s tenants and small landlords and protect vulnerable households from eviction. The agreement widens rental assistance by enhancing current law. Provisions include increasing reimbursement to 100 percent for both rent that is past due and prospective payments for both tenants and landlords. Additionally, the bill ensures rental assistance dollars stay in California by prioritizing cities and counties with unmet needs, and uses the judicial process to ensure tenants and landlords have attempted to obtain rental assistance.

 

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The State of California has reopened and lifted most COVID-19 restrictions. Thank you Ventura County for your commitment to protecting each other and helping our community move forward!

 

Learn about California’s plans to safely reopen the economy: https://covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/.

 

What do California employers need to know?

 

The newly approved Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) eliminates physical distancing requirements for all employees and substantially eases masking (face covering) requirements for those employees defined as fully vaccinated within the regulations. Click here to learn more and view the Frequently Asked Questions. Cal/OSHA will be offering free webinars about the updated ETS standards. Details here: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/coronavirus/webinars.html

 

What does reopening mean for California?

 

California is fully reopening its economy with businesses resuming normal operations (with limited exceptions for Mega Events). The new State Public Health Order, effective June 15, replaces previous health orders issued by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

 

 

Get vaccinated, get tested: