Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) reported that there are an additional three confirmed cases of COVID-19, which brings the total number of confirmed cases in Santa Barbara County to 267. Additionally, the Santa Barbara County Call Center has transitioned to 2-1-1 that will provide the public access to general information about COVID-19 in multiple languages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Of the 267 confirmed cases, 114 people are recovering at home, 39 are recovering in a hospital, 17 of whom are in an Intensive Care Unit, 105 have fully recovered, and seven are pending an update. Two deaths have been reported.
Santa Barbara County’s coronavirus web page contains other demographic information about confirmed cases, as well as preparedness resources and updates. The website is https://publichealthsbc.org/.
For general questions about COVID-19 and precautions currently recommended by Santa Barbara County Public Health, residents may call the 2-1-1 Call Center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by dialing 2-1-1 if calling from within the county; or (800) 400-1572 if calling from outside the area.