Eleven Additional County Jail Inmates COVID-19 Positive

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Source: Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office

Eleven additional inmates at the Main Jail have tested positive for COVID-19. These new cases were detected through follow-up from the four cases from general population that were reported in the press release from Monday, August 3, 2020. 

One inmate from that group has refused testing and one inmate tested negative.

Ten of the COVID-19 positive inmates are asymptomatic and being housed in double or triple cells together while one inmate is symptomatic and being medically isolated in a negative air flow cell. T

his brings the total number of COVID-19 positive inmates who have been housed at the Main Jail to 25.

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Main Jail COVID-19 Related Cases


Positive Upon Intake


Contracted Within Facility

Active Cases Medically Monitored/Treated








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a-1597414893 Aug 14, 2020 07:21 AM
Eleven Additional County Jail Inmates COVID-19 Positive

Why is it one cannot converse without being crass and political. Not even a subtle insult. Both demonizing and moronic as usual with an unceasing agenda of hatefulness. Please. Some are sick of this pandering.
Hello-- The Jury is still out. Dirty Masks may actually increase contagion as outer contamination is spread with voice and warm spit--have you been on top of this topic. Medical people know how to wear them. The public? It ain't clear and we do know that. In Asian only the sick signal one to keep a distance with a mask.
Touching them frequently and when contaminated only sparks new infection.

a-1597350638 Aug 13, 2020 01:30 PM
Eleven Additional County Jail Inmates COVID-19 Positive

Good thing our Sheriff isn't the one from Florida who is making news for prohibiting mask wearing in all Sheriff offices/facilities. He actual ordered the forced removal of masks from anyone wearing one in his office. We can all thank Florida (and others) for making the USA look like a bunch of backward morons.

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