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Additional coronavirus-related death reported in Santa Barbara County


SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reported another coronavirus-related death on Thursday.

According to the county, this individual was over 70 years of age and suffered from underlying health conditions. They were a resident of Lompoc and the communities of Mission Hills and Vandenberg Village.

As a reminder, the county only reports deaths when a death certificate has been processed which lists COVID-19 as a cause or a significant condition.

As of Thursday, there are 7,951 total COVID-19 cases in the county. 52 people are currently hospitalized, 22 of which are in the ICU.

For the latest breakdown of numbers and cases in the county, click here.

Article Topic Follows: Santa Maria - Lompoc - North County

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