At first glance, they're just numbers. They are shocking numbers, but numbers. 1520 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ventura County Wednesday. But, they are much more than that to thousands of families in the county. They are fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, grandmothers and grandfathers.
Some of them will end up in the county’s eight hospitals. But, the hospitals are already packed, and doctors, nurses, and other staff are struggling to handle it.