Santa Barbara County COVID-19 cases rise to 1,418 Saturday

Posted at 4:09 PM, May 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-17 07:36:48-04

17 more COVID-19 cases have been reported in Santa Barbara County, bringing the countywide total to 1,418.

Of the new cases, seven are in Santa Maria, two in Santa Barbara, two in Santa Ynez Valley. Six more cases are inmates at the Federal Prison on Lompoc.

414 community members have fully recovered, 61 are recovering at home, 27 are in the hospital, 11 in the ICU and four are pending results. 11 deaths have been reported.

There are 88 active community cases and 800 active inmate cases.

Of the total cases, 70 health care workers have tested positive for the novel virus.

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