Santa Barbara Co. reports 6 new cases of COVID-19

Virus Outbreak Variant
Posted at 7:29 PM, Jun 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-03 22:29:42-04

Santa Barbara County Health officials reported six new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the county's total to 34,513 confirmed cases as of June 3.

Health officials say there are 30 known active cases in the community. Nine people are hospitalized, including three patients who are in the ICU. Health officials say 34,032 people have recovered.

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

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Santa Maria - 11,611
  • Santa Barbara - 6,496
  • Lompoc - 3,833
  • Orcutt - 1,853
  • 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 - 1,230
  • 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 Isla Vista Theater from noon to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.


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