There are 52 new cases today (6 (11.5%) of which have a lab collection from September 17th or earlier), 980 additional people tested, and 1 additional death (81 year old female with comorbidities).
Current doubling time was 120.8 days
Ventura County is currently in the purple tier which they have designated as widespread transmission as of September 22. Our current data published as of September 22 is 7.4 (purple tier) for the case rate and 3.8% (orange tier) for the positivity rate for the measurement period ending September 12; this will keep us in the purple tier until the next measurement which will be on September 29.
State Tier System
The State has changed the metrics for being on the watch list to a tiered system. Ventura County is currently in the purple tier. The tiers are listed below.
Purple: Highest-risk tier Positivity rate 8%+ and case rate of 7 new cases per 100,000
Red: Second highest-risk tier Positivity rate 5-7.9% and case rate of 4-6.9 new cases per 100,000
Orange: third highest-risk tier Positivity rate 2-4.9% and case rate of 1-3.9 new cases per 100,000
Yellow: Lowest risk tier Positivity rate less than 2% and case rate of less than 1 new case per 100,000
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