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Central, South Coasts Approaching 1,000 Diagnosed Coronavirus Cases; 18th Death Reported


The number of confirmed coronavirus cases on the Central and South Coasts now tops 970. 

Ventura County is reporting six new cases, for a total of 428.  Santa Barbara County has 416, up by 22. And, San Luis Obispo County has 132 reported coronavirus cases.   There are now 976 documented cases overall in the region.

Santa Barbara County is also reporting a second death at the federal prison in Lompoc, bringing the total of deaths in the county to four.  There are now 18 deaths overall in the region, including 13 in Ventura County and one in San Luis Obispo County.