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Number Of Coronavirus Cases Continues To Grow On Central, South Coasts; First Death Reported


The number of people diagnosed with coronavirus on the Central and South Coasts contines to grow, with the total growing to 75, and the first death reported.

Ventura County now has a total of 30 diagnosed cases.  The person who died was someone in their 70's who had some underlying health conditions.

The number of cases in San Luis Obispo county has now grown to 27.  Santa Barbara County reported 18 as of Sunday night.

Pub;ic health officials throughout the region emphasize the importance of people following the stay at home orders, saying that it's key to stopping the spread of the virus.

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.