Public Health Reports 84 New COVID-19 Cases Through the Weekend
By edhat staff
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) reports 84 new COVID-19 cases from Saturday through Monday.
The total case count is now 8,930 with 29 of these reported on Monday. There are currently 151 cases that are active/infectious.
There are currently 23 hospitalizations including 4 in the intensive care unit (ICU).
More data can be found here: https://publichealthsbc.org/status-reports/
Cottage Health-Specific Data
Below is a status update as of September 21, 2020.
Cottage Health is caring for a total of 224 patients across all campuses.
176 are acute care patients; 212 acute care beds remain available.
Of the 176 acute care patients, 8 patients are on ventilators.
82 ventilators remain available (adult, pediatric and neonatal ventilators).
Of the 176 acute care patients, 8 are in isolation with COVID-19 symptoms;
6 are confirmed COVID-19 positive.
Of the 8 patients in isolation, none are in critical care.
From Sept 7-13:
1,871 COVID-19 laboratory tests were collected by Cottage Health.
Results: 58 positive, 1,813 negative
From Sept 14-20:
2,392 COVID-19 laboratory tests were collected by Cottage Health.
Results: 39 positive, 2,207 negative, 146 pending
[Editor's Note: The new case numbers have been updated to reflect the correct amount]