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Number Of Coronavirus Cases On Central, South Coasts Tops 400

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The number of coronavirus cases on the Central and South Coasts now tops 400. Ventura County has 177 cases, Santa Barbara County 139, and San Luis Obispo County 89, for a regional total of 405. Ventura County has had a sixth death, a person in their 70’s with a pre-existing condition. There have been seven deaths in the region. Among the newest confirmed coronavirus cases is a City of Santa Barbara Police officer. The officer is reported to be at home recovering.

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.