226 New COVID-19 Cases and 6 Deaths
By edhat staff
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reports 226 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths on Thursday.
Six individuals were 70+ years of age and four had underlying medical conditions. One death was associated with an outbreak at a congregate facility. Three people resided in Santa Maria, two in the Santa Ynez Valley, and one in Santa Barbara.
There have been 285 deaths due to COVID-19 in the county since the start of the pandemic.
There are currently 1,685 active cases in the community. Of those, 193 are hospitalized including 51 in the intensive care unit (ICU).
Santa Barbara County is reporting 12.8% ICU availability.
More data is available at https://publichealthsbc.org/status-reports/