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Santa Barbara Co. reports the highest number of daily cases of COVID-19 to date this year

Santa Barbara Co.  reports the highest number of daily cases of COVID-19 to date this year

Santa Barbara County on Thursday reported the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases so far this year.

The latest report shows 1,493 positive cases, including 314 in Santa Barbara and the unincorporated Mission Canyon area.

Another 267 were reported in Santa Maria, 168 in Lompoc, the Mission Hills and Vandenberg Village communities, and 153 in Goleta.

Nine COVID-19-related deaths have been reported in the province this year, with 573 since the start of the pandemic.

Of the 62,280 total cases, 54,303 people are said to have recovered.

Seventy-three percent of hospital beds are reportedly in use and 88 percent of ICU beds, but not all are for COVID-19 patients.

Health officials are encouraging vaccinations amid the latest ommicron wave.

The county reports that 70 percent of eligible residents ages 5 and older have been fully vaccinated.

For information on COVID-19 testing sites, click here.

For information on vaccinations, click here.


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