Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Cases Reach 3,164
By edhat staff
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) reports the total COVID-19 cases have now reached 3,164.
On Wednesday, July 1, PHD reported 268 new cases that included 88 cases from within the past 2 weeks and 25 cases that are 2 weeks or older.
Of the total cases, 994 are related to the outbreak in the Federal Prison in Lompoc. Of the 2,170 cases, the City of Santa Maria contains 1,213.
It's currently unclear how many cases are active within the community. PHD will be hosting a public press conference at 3:30 p.m. Thursday to update the community.