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2349 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Reported On Central, South Coasts; Death Toll Hits 37

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The number of coronavirus cases on the Central and South Coasts grew by more than 40 as of Thursday, with one additional death reported.

The total stands at 2349 cases.

Santa Barbara County has 1387 cases, and that number includes more than 900 cases at the federal prison complex in Lompoc. 

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is reporting 904 inmates and 30 staff members have tested positive.

Ventura County has 748 confirmed cases, while San Luis Obispo County has 237 cases.

There have been 37 deaths in the region, with 25 in Ventura County, 11 in Santa Barbara County, and one in San Luis Obispo County.

The latest death was in Ventura County, but details haven’t been released yet.

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