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The Central and South Coasts now have nearly 500 documented coronavirus cases, with two new deaths reported in the region over the weekend. There are now 490 identified cases. Ventura County has 221 cases and six deaths. Santa Barbara County has 174 cases, and its second death. It was a person in their 60’s with pre-existing health conditions. And, San Luis Obispo County has 95 cases, along with its first death. It’s a person in the 80’s with pre-existing health issues.

After Santa Barbara County's Cave brush fire exploded in size Monday, firefighters started to get a handle on the blaze Tuesday with only minor growth reported.

The fire stands at just over 4300 acres burned Tuesday night, with 10% containment.