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Ventura County Relaxes Parts Of Stay At Home Order; Fourth Death Reported In Santa Barbara County


Ventura County has made some major changes in its stay at home order, loosening some of its restrictions.  The County issues an updated order Saturday night which allows the limited operation of businesses.  They can have no more than ten employees there at a time, and they still must remain closed to the public.

The modified order also allows gatherings of up to five people, and reopens auto dealerships and bike shop.  It also reopens golf courses.

Non-essential travel is still banned, and social distancing requirements remain in place.

There are now 416 confirmed cases in Ventura County, 385 in Santa Barbara County, and 131 in San Luis Obispo County.  The  total is up by 36 from the day before.

There’s one new death to report. An inmate at the federal prison in Lompoc has died. It's the 18th death overall in the region.  There have been 13 in Ventura County, four in Santa Barbara County, and one in San Luis Obispo County.

There are now 111 confirmed coronavirus cases in conjunction with the facility

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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