32 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Santa Barbara County

Posted at 4:40 PM, Mar 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-26 19:47:18-04

Santa Barbara County is reporting 32 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of March 26, 2020.

That's six new cases since Wednesday.

Health Officer Dr. Henning Ansorg said the new patients are in their 30s to 60s. Two are in Santa Maria, two are in Santa Ynez, one is in Lompoc, and one is in Santa Barbara.

Dr. Ansorg said 21 of the 32 patients are recovering at home while three are in the hospital, including one in critical condition in the ICU.

Eight of the 32 patients have recovered.

Residents can get more information on the county's COVID-19 response by calling (833) 688-5551 or visiting