Santa Barbara Co. adds 52 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

Nearly 400 new cases have been reported since Thanksgiving
Posted at 3:18 PM, Nov 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-30 18:18:41-05

Santa Barbara County added 52 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the county's total to 11,602 confirmed cases as of November 30.

The number is nearly 400 more than the 11,205 case figure reported during the county’s last release of numbers last Wednesday.

Thirty-three people are hospitalized, including seven patients who are in the ICU. Health officials say 11,056 people have recovered.

Santa Barbara County also reported the death Monday of a person between the ages of 50 and 69, who health officials say lived in Santa Maria and did not have underlying medical conditions.

Santa Barbara County has had 136 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Santa Maria - 4,650
  • Santa Barbara - 1,613
  • Lompoc - 1,146
  • Lompoc federal prison - 1,027
  • Isla Vista - 530
  • Guadalupe and North County unincorporated areas (Sisquoc, Casmalia, Garey, Cuyama, New Cuyama) - 515
  • Orcutt - 506
  • Goleta - 367
  • Unincorporated Goleta Valley and Gaviota - 305
  • Carpinteria and South County unincorporated areas (Montecito, Summerland) - 286
  • Santa Ynez Valley (Solvang, Buellton, Santa Ynez, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Ballard) - 238

The location of an additional 419 cases is listed as "pending."

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

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

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