Santa Barbara Co. adds 103 new COVID-19 cases

Posted at 4:29 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 19:29:39-05

Santa Barbara County is reporting 103 new cases of COVID-19 over three days, bringing the county's total to 10,230 confirmed cases as of November 9.

Fifteen cases were added Saturday, 47 cases were added Sunday, and 41 cases were added Monday.

Twelve people are hospitalized, including three patients who are in the ICU. Health officials say 9,935 people have recovered.

Santa Barbara County has had 131 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Santa Maria - 4,226
  • Santa Barbara - 1,335
  • Lompoc federal prison - 1,026
  • Lompoc - 979
  • Guadalupe and North County unincorporated areas (Sisquoc, Casmalia, Garey, Cuyama, New Cuyama) - 475
  • Isla Vista - 449
  • Orcutt - 400
  • Goleta - 296
  • Unincorporated Goleta Valley and Gaviota - 234
  • Carpinteria and South County unincorporated areas (Montecito, Summerland) - 230
  • Santa Ynez Valley (Solvang, Buellton, Santa Ynez, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Ballard) - 187

The location of an additional 393 cases is listed as "pending."

Three free coronavirus testing sites are open to the community in Santa Maria, Buellton, and Goleta.

Free testing specifically for UC Santa Barbara students is also available now through November 13.

Appointments are required at all locations. Click here for information on how to make an appointment.

Pop-up testing will also be available in Isla Vista from November 11-13. Appointments are recommended but a limited number of walk-ins will be accepted.

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