450 New COVID-19 Cases and 2 Deaths Added Monday
By edhat staff
The Public Health Department reported 450 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths on Monday.
"Since 12/31/20, daily case records have been broken three times, with a concerning 779 new cases recorded on 1/10/21," the public health department stated.
The first death was over 70 years of age, did not have underlying conditions, and resided in the Unincorporated North County area including the communities of Sisquoc, Casamila, Garey, Cuyama, New Cuyama, and the City of Guadalupe. The death was not associated with an outbreak at a congregate facility.
The second individual was between 50-69 years of age, did not have underlying conditions, and resided in the City of Goleta The death was not associated with an outbreak at a congregate facility.
There have now been 199 deaths.
Santa Barbara County's total case count is now 21,767 with 2,704 of those currently active. Of those, there are 193 hospitalizations including 56 in the intensive care unit (ICU).
Both Santa Barbara County and the greater Southern California Region have 0% ICU availability.