14 new COVID-19 cases reported in Santa Barbara Co.

Posted at 5:30 PM, May 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-14 20:30:29-04

Santa Barbara County reported 14 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the county's total to 1,387 cases as of May 14.

County health officials say three previously reported cases were determined not to be cases and are no longer being counted.

One of the new cases is an inmate at the federal prison in Lompoc. Health officials say the prison has 769 active cases out of a total of 893 cases at this time.

There are 76 active cases in the community. Fifty people are recovering at home and 26 are in the hospital, including eleven patients who are in the ICU.

Health officials say 401 community members have fully recovered.

Information on nine cases is pending.

Santa Barbara County has had eleven deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Three coronavirus testing sites are now open to the community in Santa Barbara County -- at the Santa Maria Fairpark, the Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara, and the Anderson Recreation Center in Lompoc.

Appointments are required at all testing sites. To make an appointment, visit or call 888-634-1123.

For more information on the county's COVID-19 response, visit