County Total Reaches 1,604 COVID-19 Cases
By edhat staff
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) reports the total COVID-19 cases have reached 1,604 as of Tuesday.
Of the total number, 971 belong to the outbreak in the Federal Penitentiary in Lompoc and 633 community cases. From the community cases, 482 are located in North County with the majority in Santa Maria.
In the community, there are 92 active cases with 69 quarantined at home, 29 in the hospital including 11 in the intensive care unit (ICU), and 33 pending more information.
Additionally, PHD is reporting six cases that are "out of county." It's unclear if the cases are local residents that traveled and returned to the area or if these are non-residents that are now quarantined in the local area.
The county is reporting 16,443 COVID-19 tests have been administered. There have been 12 deaths within the county.
For more information visit publichealthsbc.org/status-reports/