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27 COVID-19 cases remain active among inmates at Santa Barbara Co. Jail

Posted at 1:31 PM, Feb 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-17 16:31:47-05

More COVID-19 cases have been confirmed at the Santa Barbara County Jail.

The sheriff’s office says the new cases are among a professional staff member and two inmates.

To date, 114 sheriff’s office employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, with all but eight having returned to work.

There have been 207 confirmed cases among inmates with 27 currently active.

One inmate with COVID-19 has died.