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Coronavirus Case Total On Central, South Coasts Surges Past 90,000 Mark

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The total number of COVID-19 cases on the Central and South Coasts now tops the 90,000 mark.

91,688 cases have now been reported in the region.  Ventura County had 1563 cases Wednesday, Santa Barbara County 535 and San Luis Obispo County 192.  More than half of the total cases have been in Ventura County, with 54,494 confirmed.

The death toll in the three counties now stands at 721.  27 new deaths were reported Wednesday, with 16 additional in Ventura County, seven in Santa Barbara County and four in San Luis Obispo County.