Santa Barbara County Reaches 11,602 COVID-19 Cases
By edhat staff
The Public Health Department reports Santa Barbara County reached 11,602 COVID-19 cases as of Monday.
There was one additional death reported. The individual was between the ages of 50-69 years old, did not have underlying medical conditions and resided in the City of Santa Maria. The death was not associated with an outbreak at a congregate living facility.
The county's death toll is now 136.
Of the total cases, there are currently 410 that are active and infectious. Of those, there are 33 hospitalizations including 7 in the intensive care unit.
In the past week, there have been nearly 600 new cases reported averaging 75 new cases per day. This past Saturday alone, 149 new cases were reported by the Public Health Department.
Due to the testing and reporting time lag, new cases due to the Thanksgiving holiday may take up to a week to appear in data counts.
More data can be found at https://publichealthsbc.org.