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Ventura County Opens Door For Those 65+ To Get COVID-19 Vaccinations

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There’s some good news this morning on the COVID-19 front.  The Central and South Coasts are reporting their lowest new case count in weeks.  There are 504 additional cases in the Tri-Counties.  276 were reported in Ventura County Tuesday, 124 in Santa Barbara County, and 104 in San Luis Obispo County.

We’ve had just over 122,000 cases in the region since the start of the pandemic.

Ventura County has some big news for seniors.  It’s opening the door to vaccinations for those 65 and older.  The registration process is open through the county’s website, but there could be waits with the vaccine supply remaining limited.

But, there’s yet another reminder of the dangers of COVID-19.  20 new deaths related to the virus were reported in the three counties Tuesday.  11 of them were in Santa Barbara County.  There were five in Ventura County, and four in San Luis Obispo County.  The overall death toll now stands at 1231 people.