SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. -- The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office reported Friday that three more inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Main Jail.
The Sheriff's Office said the three new cases are related to the COVID-19 outbreak that started in December 2021.
In total, the jail has seen 252 cases from this recent outbreak -- 211 have recovered, four have been released, and 37 are active cases in the Main Jail.
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As for the Northern Branch Jail, the Sheriff's Office reported that five additional inmates have tested positive for COVID-19.
The newly populated Norther Branch Jail experienced the beginning of this out break on Thursday.
There are now 11 active COVID-19 cases in the Northern Branch Jail.
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