COVID-19

The newest stories on the coronavirus on the South and Central Coasts.

Memorial Day has come and gone, and during what’s normally summer vacation season, finding a hotel room in Southern Santa Barbara County would be difficult.

But as the coronavirus crisis shut down hotels and motels, most of the rooms in the region are empty.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases on the Central and South Coasts has now topped the 3200 mark.

The count is at 3241. 

It’s a tough time financially for many people on the Central and South Coasts.

The coronavirus crisis has created economic uncertainty, cost thousands of people in our region their jobs, and created big questions for others. 

A botanical gardens on the South Coast closed by the coronavirus crisis is set to reopen this weekend.

The Ventura Botanical Gardens will welcome visitors again starting on Saturday. 

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases on the Central and South Coasts is now approaching the 3200 mark.

The count is at 3183.  Ventura County’s latest reported number is 1,190, Santa Barbara County is at 1714, and San Luis Obispo County 279.

The coronavirus crisis has been hard on everyone, but some of the hardest hit people have been those in long term care and nursing facilities. 

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases on the Central and South Coasts now tops the 3100 mark.

The Santa Barbara County Fair is being cancelled for the first time since World War II.

The Board of Directors for the Santa Maria Fairpark made the decision after monitoring state and local coronavirus related health directives.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases on the Central and South Coasts has topped the 3000 mark. There are now 3092 documented cases in the region. Ventura County is reporting 1,152 cases. Santa Barbara County has 1669 cases. And, San Luis Obispo County has 271 cases.

The team at Arboles Barber Shop and Salon in Thousand Oaks is back on the job, after more than two months off due to the coronavirus business shutdown.  Like many people in the business, they are excited to be working again, as customers are looking for everything from haircutting to coloring.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases on the Central and South Coasts is approaching the three thousand mark. We currently stand at 2996 cases.  Ventura County has 1,078, Santa Barbara County 1649, and San Luis Obispo County 269.

The 2020 California Mid-State Fair is the latest event on the Central and South Coasts cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis. The fair had been set to take place July 22nd through August 2nd in Paso Robles.

It’s been a stressful time on the Central and South Coasts, as we face concerns like trying to stay healthy, and worry about money. 

But parents of children face an extra issue:  The mental health of their kids.

The death toll has risen to 45 on the Central and South Coasts from coronavirus. More than two thirds of the deaths occurred in Ventura County. 

The county has now had 32 coronavirus related deaths.

A music festival which brought legendary performers like Herbie Hancock, Sergio Mendez, and Judy Collins to the South Coast has postponed its 2020 season because of the coronavirus crisis.

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