98 New COVID-19 Cases Added to County Total
By edhat staff
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) added 98 new COVID-19 cases to the county's total on Tuesday.
The total is now 5,931, however, only 333 of these cases are considered to be active or infectious.
There are currently 80 people hospitalized including 25 in the intensive care unit (ICU).
The county's hospitalization rate is below the state's standard, although the rate of disease transmission and positivity rate of cases does not meet the state's guidelines, keeping Santa Barbara on the monitoring list.
There are 37 of the state's counties, approximately 93% of the state's total population, currently on the monitoring list.
More details can be found at https://publichealthsbc.org/status-reports/