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Three New Coronavirus Related Deaths Reported On Central, South Coasts; 14,700+ Cases Confirmed


Three additional coronavirus related deaths have been reported on the Central and South Coasts, bringing the region’s total to 117.

Ventura County had two additional deaths, and San Luis Obispo County one more.  Ventura County has now had 73 deaths, Santa Barbara County 32, and San Luis Obispo County 12.  Most of those who died were older adults with preexisitng health issues.

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the region now stands at just over 14,700, with 216 additional cases reported Wednesday.

Ventura County has had 6997 cases, Santa Barbara County 6021, and San Luis Obispo County 1710 cases.  Most of those diagnosed with the virus in the region have already recovered.

Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo Counties all remain on the state's watch list for failing to meet all reopening requirements.