Two Deaths and 66 New COVID-19 Cases
By edhat staff
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) is reporting two deaths and 66 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.
Both residents were over 70 years of age and associated with an outbreak at a congregate-care facility, and one had underlying health conditions. One resident lived in the City of Santa Barbara and unincorporated area of Mission Canyon and one lived in the South County Unincorporated area.
There have now been 97 deaths related to COVID-19 within the county.
The grand total of cases is now 8,229 with 235 currently active. Of those, 41 are hospitalized including 18 in the intensive care unit (ICU).
One previously identified case was removed. A case can be removed for being out of the county, duplicate, or non-positive lab result, etc.
More data can be found here: https://publichealthsbc.org/status-reports/