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Five new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Santa Barbara County, bringing total up to 18

Posted at 6:25 PM, Mar 22, 2020

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is reporting five new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total up to 18 as of Sunday.

  • Case #14-- in their 50's and lives in North County
  • Case #15-- in their 40's and lives in North County
  • Case #16--in their 20's and lives in South County
  • Case #17-- in their 70's and lives in South County
  • Case #18-- in their 20's and lives in South County

Public health officials said they are investigating how these people contracted the virus and who they might have had close contact with.