Santa Barbara Co. reports 13 new COVID-19 cases; total now 152

Posted at 4:40 PM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 21:54:59-04

Santa Barbara County reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the county to 152 as of April 3.

Health officials say 26 of those patients are in the hospital while 86 are recovering at home. Meanwhile, 35 patients have fully recovered.

The health department is awaiting an update on four additional patients.

Santa Barbara County has had one death as a result of COVID-19.

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