Santa Barbara County Reports Over 1200 New COVID-19 Cases

Santa Barbara County Reports Over 1,200 New COVID-19 Cases.

SANTA BARBARA – On Thursday, the Santa Barbara County Department of Public Health recorded 1,253 new COVID-19 cases and one death.

Public Health said the adult who died was between 18 and 29 years old, had no underlying conditions, and lived in the Lompoc area.

Taking a city-by-city look at the 1,253 new cases of COVID-19 according to the Santa Barbara County Community Data Dashboard:

  • Santa Barbara: 288
  • Santa Maria: 226
  • Island View: 174
  • Gulet: 107
  • Lompoc: 95
  • Orcut: 70
  • Goleta and Gaviota Valley: 86
  • Unincorporated South County: 55
  • Santa Ynez Valley: 45
  • Unincorporated North County: 37

To view city-by-city daily cases, active cases and more in the county, Click here.

The total number of active cases in the county is 4,883 with 63 inpatients as of Thursday night.

72.5% of the county’s hospital beds and 67.1% of ICU beds are in use.

According to the data board, 64.9% of the county is fully vaccinated as of Wednesday. For information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on vaccines, Click here.

If you test positive or become ill after being exposed to someone with COVID-19, community guidelines say you can help stop the spread by following the guidance from the Department of Public Health.