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Central, South Coasts Have One Of Their Lowest New COVID-19 Case Counts In Months


No additional deaths reported in region

The Central and South Coasts had one of their lowest new COVID-19 case count yet of 2021 Friday, with just 58 new cases in the region.

Ventura County reported 30, Santa Barbara County 17, and San Luis Obispo County had 11.

No new deaths were reported in the Tri-Counties Friday.

All three counties remain in the state’s Orange reopening tier. Vaccinations have become easily obtainable in the region, with a number of walkup sites now in operation.

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.