Keeping farmworkers safe from COVID-19

EXPOSED—Seven percent of Ventura County farmworkers (around 300) have tested positive for COVID as of this week, officials said. None have died from the respiratory illness and most have already recovered. Acorn file photoWith the bulk of Ventura County’s new COVID cases coming out of the agricultural centers of the region—Oxnard, Santa Paula and Fillmore—those tied to the farmworker community say county officials are not doing enough to protect them.
Meanwhile, public health and other county of...

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