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Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office Reports Additional COVID-19 Cases Among Staff; Total Up To 58

COVID-19 is continuing to hit public safety agencies on the Central and South Coasts.

Seven more Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office employees have tested positive for the virus.  They include five custody deputies, a Sheriff’s deputy, and a civilian employee.

58 Sheriff’s Office employees have now tested positive since the start of the pandemic, with 48 already recovered and back on the job.

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. 
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