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Number of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases On Central, South Coasts Tops 1200


The number of diagnosed coronavirus cases on the Central and South Coasts now tops the 1200 mark. 1215 cases have now been confirmed in the region, with an additional death reported.

They include 535 in Ventura County, 496 in Santa Barbara County, and 184 in San Luis Obispo County.

The latest coronavirus death brings the region's total to 27. The additional death was reported in Ventura County, bringing the county’s total to 18. Santa Barbara County has had eight deaths, and San Luis Obispo County one.  Most of the deaths have involved people over 50 with pre-existing health conditions.

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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