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COVID-19

Number Of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases On Central, South Coasts Tops 2200

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases on the Central and South Coasts now tops 2200.

The total of 2260 includes 1362 cases in Santa Barbara County.  The Federal Bureau of Prisons reports that 937 of them are inmates and 25 staff members at the federal prison complex in Lompoc.

Ventura County is reporting 672 cases, and San Luis Obispo County 226 cases. 

There have been 31 deaths in the region.  19 were in Ventura County, 11 in Santa Barbara County and one in San Luis Obispo County.  Most of the deaths involved older adults with preexisting health conditions.