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Latest Daily COVID-19 Case Count Lowest In Weeks For Central, South Coasts


Region's total down from triple, to double digits

The Central and South Coasts are reporting some of their lowest new COVID-19 case numbers in months. 55 additional cases were reported in the region Tuesday.

Ventura County had 23, Santa Barbara County 13, and San Luis Obispo County 19.

There have been more than 135,000 cases of the virus in the region since the start of the pandemic.

Three additional COVID-19 related deaths were reported in the Tri-Counties Tuesday, with two in Ventura County, and one in Santa Barbara County. It brings the death toll to 1704 people.

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.