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Three New COVID-19 Deaths Reported On Central, South Coasts; Total Since Start Of Pandemic At 329

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Three new coronavirus related deaths have been reported on the Central and South Coasts.

Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo Counties each had an additional death over the weekend. Ventura County has had 167 deaths, Santa Barbara County 129, and San Luis Obispo County 33.  The total for the region now stands at 329 deaths.

272 additional coronavirus cases have been documented in the region since Friday.  Ventura County had 180, Santa Barbara County 48, and San Luis Obispo County 44.  The total number of cases in the three counties since the start of the pandemic now stands at 28,924.

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.