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Mixed Day For New COVID-19 Case Numbers On Central, South Coasts


No changes in color tiers for region

There were 118 additional cases reported. Ventura County had 24, and Santa Barbara County just 11. But, San Luis Obispo County had 73.

There have more than 134,000 cases of the virus overall in the three counties since the start of the pandemic, with more than 80,000 in Ventura County, 33,000 plus in Santa Barbara County, and over 20,000 cases in San Luis Obispo County.

Ventura County is in the Orange reopening tier, but Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo County’s new case numbers have kept them in the more restrictive Red tier.

No additional COVID-19 related deaths were reported in the region Tuesday.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.