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Number Of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases On Central, South Coasts Tops 2700; Death Toll Now At 42

There are now more than 2700 confirmed coronavirus cases on the Central and South Coasts, with one additional death reported. The total of cases in the region now stands at 2716. Ventura County has 912, Santa Barbara County 1551, and San Luis Obispo County 253.

Nearly a thousand of Santa Barbara County’s more than 1500 cases are linked to the federal prison complex in Lompoc.

Santa Barbara County also reported its 12th death, a person in their 70’s with a preexisting health condition. It brings the total to the region to 42. Ventura County has had 29 deaths, and San Luis Obispo County one.

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.