First COVID-19 Death in Ventura County
By edhat staff
Ventura County has reported its first COVID-19 related death as the number of cases increases to 30.
The individual who passed away was in their 70's with underlying health conditions, according to the Ventura County Public Health Department.
"Public Health extends our deepest condolences to the individual's loved ones in the wake of this tragedy," said Public Health Officer, Doctor Robert Levin."In these uncertain times, one thing is clear; the spread of COVID-19 is broad. Everyone should assume that anyone can have COVID-19, and anyone could unintentionally infect others. Therefore, we are imploring everyone who can, to stay home and stay safe."
Of the 30 cases in Ventura County, just 9 cases are age 65 and older while 13 cases are between the ages of 45 to 64.
San Luis Obispo County is reporting 27 confirmed cases while Santa Barbara County is reporting 18 confirmed cases.