Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office reports nine additional cases of COVID-19

Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office
Posted at 11:32 PM, Sep 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-04 02:32:08-04

According to Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office, nine additional inmates at the Main Jail tested positive for COVID-19.

Two of the inmates were exhibiting COVID-19 related symptoms on Tuesday and tested positive for the virus on Wednesday.

The additional seven inmates tested positive during sweeping tests of over 450 inmates. The positive results came in on Thursday.

All nine inmates are being monitored by custody and medical staff regularly.

The Sheriff's Office also said there are an additional 290 test results from sweeping tests that are pending.