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New COVID-19 Case Count On Central, South Coasts Lowest In Months

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There’s some good COVID-19 related news on the Central and South Coasts: the region is reporting the lowest new COVID-19 daily case count in months.

149 additional cases were recorded in the three counties Tuesday. Ventura County reported 81, Santa Barbara County 40, and San Luis Obispo County 28.

The total number of cases in the Tri-Counties since the start of the pandemic has topped the 120,000 mark.

10 additional COVID-19 related deaths were reported in the region Tuesday, bringing the overall count to 1510 since March of last year.