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218 more COVID-19 cases reported in Santa Barbara County Saturday; total now 1,250

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Posted at 3:52 PM, May 09, 2020

218 more COVID-19 cases have been reported in Santa Barbara County Saturday bringing the total to 1250, according to public health officials.

The total number of inmates at the Federal Prison in Lompoc who have contracted the disease is now 797.

496 people have fully recovered, 279 people are recovering at home, 36 are hospitalized with 12 in the ICU. 11 deaths have been reported.

Of the total cases, 65 are health care workers.

455 people are still waiting results. To date, more that 7,700 people have been tested for the novel virus.

Click here for the latest COVID-19 information in Santa Barbara County.