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Two more COVID-19 related deaths in Santa Barbara County, death toll over 400

Posted at 5:25 PM, Feb 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-27 20:25:14-05

Two more Santa Barbara County community members have died as a result of the COVID-19 virus, according to public health officials.

According to the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department, one individual was between the age of 30-49 and the other person was 70+ years of age.

Both had underlying health conditions and neither death was associated with an outbreak at a congregate living facility.

According to officials, deaths are reported when a death certificate is processed listing COVID-19 as a cause or a significant condition. This process can take several days and up to two months to finalize if pending coroner verification.

The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the county is 411. There are a total of 31,951 confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic.

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