Ten new cases of COVID-19 reported in Santa Barbara Co.

Posted at 4:40 PM, May 01, 2020

Santa Barbara County is reporting ten new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the county's total to 506 cases as of May 1.

Health officials say 36 people are hospitalized, including 14 patients who are in the ICU.

Another 60 people are recovering at home and 389 people are fully recovered.

Santa Barbara County has had eight deaths from COVID-19.

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