85 new COVID-19 cases reported in Santa Barbara Co. on Monday

Posted at 6:06 PM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 21:06:46-04

Santa Barbara County's COVID-19 case total rose to 4,991 confirmed cases on Monday.

The county recorded 155 new cases on Saturday, 16 cases on Sunday, and 85 cases on Monday.

Over the weekend, health officials removed 22 previously reported cases from the total case count.

Of the 267 active cases in the community, 82 people are hospitalized, including 25 patients who are in the ICU.

Health officials say 4,685 people have recovered, including 999 inmates at the federal prison in Lompoc. Seven cases at the prison are currently considered "active."

Santa Barbara County has had 32 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Health officials say 64,908 coronavirus tests have been conducted in the county so far. According to the Public Health Department's metrics website, nearly eleven 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.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Santa Maria - 2,199
  • Lompoc federal prison - 1,009
  • Santa Barbara - 593
  • Lompoc - 321
  • Guadalupe and North County unincorporated areas (Sisquoc, Casmalia, Garey, Cuyama, New Cuyama) - 199
  • Orcutt - 151
  • Goleta - 111
  • Carpinteria and South County unincorporated areas (Montecito, Summerland) - 96
  • Unincorporated Goleta Valley and Gaviota - 84
  • Santa Ynez Valley (Solvang, Buellton, Santa Ynez, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Ballard) - 54
  • Isla Vista - 31

The location of an additional 143 cases is listed as "pending."
For more information on the county's COVID-19 response, visit