Health officials confirm first COVID-19 death in Ventura County

On Sunday, Ventura County Public Health officials have confirmed its first death and four new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 30 positive cases.

The individual who passed away was in their 70's with underlying health conditions.

The person's city of residence and gender were not released.

Currently, 603 tests have been completed, officials said., FOX launches national hub for COVID-19 news and updates. 

Community members are urged to stay home during this critical time. We must stop the spread to save lives."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," Levin said.

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