Santa Barbara Co. reports 3 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death

Virus Outbreak Variant
Posted at 4:31 PM, Jun 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-01 19:31:44-04

Santa Barbara County Health officials reported three new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the county's total to 34,498 confirmed cases as of June 1.

One additional death was also reported. The patient was between the ages of 50 and 69-years-old, had underlying health conditions, and lived in Santa Maria.

Santa Barbara County has had 451 deaths attributed to the virus.

Health officials say there are 28 known active cases in the community. Six people are hospitalized, including three patients who are in the ICU. Health officials say 34,019 people have recovered.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Santa Maria - 11,605
  • Santa Barbara - 6,493
  • Lompoc - 3,832
  • Orcutt - 1,852
  • Goleta - 1,820
  • Carpinteria and South County unincorporated areas (Montecito, Summerland) - 1,402
  • Isla Vista - 1,327
  • Guadalupe and North County unincorporated areas (Sisquoc, Casmalia, Garey, Cuyama, New Cuyama) - 1,299
  • Unincorporated Goleta Valley and Gaviota - 1,229
  • Lompoc federal prison - 1,094
  • Santa Ynez Valley (Solvang, Buellton, Santa Ynez, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Ballard) - 1,045


Multiple free community coronavirus testing sites are open in Santa Maria, Lompoc, Buellton, Santa Barbara, and Goleta.

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

Walk-in only testing is available at the following locations:

  • Franklin Elementary School, 1111 E. Mason St., Santa Barbara - Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m.
  • Isla Vista Theater, 960 Embarcadero del Norte, Isla Vista - Fridays and Saturdays, 12-5 p.m.


All Santa Barbara County residents 12 years of age and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. For details on how to make an appointment or find a walk-in clinic, click here.

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