Santa Barbara Co. reports 32 new cases of COVID-19

Posted at 7:08 PM, Mar 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-28 22:09:00-04

Santa Barbara County Public Health officials are reporting 32 new cases of COVID-19.

209 cases in the county are still infectious.

33 people are being hospitalized for the virus,13 of them are in the ICU.

There are no new deaths to report.

The county has reported a total of more than 33,000 cases of the disease since the pandemic started.


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:

  • La Cumbre Junior High School, 2255 Modoc Rd., Santa Barbara - Mondays, 3-6 p.m.
  • 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.


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