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Ventura County added 131 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, continuing an overall decline in new cases in recent weeks, public health officials reported Monday.

The new cases bring the county’s total confirmed coronavirus infections to 13,728 since the first local case was reported on March 6. No new deaths were reported over the weekend. Monday’s report includes data collected Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Among those who have tested positive, 13,079 residents have recovered while another 489 people with active cases remained under quarantine Monday.

No new deaths were reported over the weekend, keeping the county’s toll at 160 fatalities attributed to complications of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.

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The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 stood at 30 on Monday, an increase of one since Friday’s report. Of those patients, 11 people were being treated in an intensive care unit, also an increase of one since Friday.

Ventura County is in its second week of being in the “red” tier, which is the third-most restrictive category in California’s four-tiered system. If it continues to meet various state metrics, it could move to the less restrictive “orange” tier as early as Oct. 27, officials say. That could allow even more expansion of indoor operations for restaurants, movie theaters, places of worship and shopping centers. State officials review county data every Tuesday to track progress.

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Location of local COVID-19 cases

Many Ventura County locales saw new infections confirmed over the weekend. They are, in descending number of total cases:

  • Oxnard, 5,510 total cases (+38 over the weekend)
  • Simi Valley, 1,911 (+36)
  • Ventura, 1,473 (+8)
  • Thousand Oaks, 1,273 (+ 10). The city’s total includes 361 cases in Newbury Park.
  • Santa Paula, 895 (+9)
  • Camarillo, 710 (+5)
  • Fillmore, 543 (+4)
  • Moorpark, 520 (+7)
  • Port Hueneme, 427 (+6)
  • Ojai, 139 (+4)
  • Piru, 103 (unchanged)
  • Oak Park, 90 (unchanged)
  • Oak View, 76 (+4)
  • Somis, 55 (unchanged)
  • Bell Canyon, 3 (unchanged)

For more information and resources, visit www.venturacountyrecovers.org

Map: COVID-19 by county

More than 856,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported elsewhere in California outside Ventura County.

The Star’s Data Central page has an interactive map tracking confirmed COVID-19 cases, recoveries and deaths across the state, country and world.

The map is updated automatically and shows a closeup of each California county, or zoom out to see numbers from around the nation and the world.

Not seeing the map? Click here to get to our interactive Data Central page: https://data.vcstar.com/coronavirus/.

Gretchen Wenner covers breaking news for the Ventura County Star.