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

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Posted at 4:56 PM, Jul 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-14 19:56:47-04

Santa Barbara County reported 184 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the county's total to 4,323 confirmed cases as of July 14.

Of the 371 active cases in the community, 76 people are hospitalized, including 22 patients who are in the ICU. Health officials say 2,926 community members have recovered.

Santa Barbara County has had 31 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Health officials say 58,189 coronavirus tests have been conducted in the county so far. According to the Public Health Department's metrics website, about eight percent of tests have been positive over the past seven days.

Three free coronavirus testing sites are open to the community in Santa Barbara County. They are located at the Santa Maria Fairpark in Santa Maria, the Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara, and at the AMR Central Training Center in Buellton.

To make an appointment, visit or call 888-634-1123.

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