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Additional Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19

Santa Barbara, Calif. – Last night an additional inmate was confirmed positive for COVID-19. The inmate was tested following his contact with a previously identified positive inmate. The inmate has been isolated since 8-23-2020 when he became symptomatic and was tested as a result. The result returned as positive for COVID-19 on 8-25-2020. The inmate remains isolated in a negative pressure cell and will continue to be medically monitored.

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Main Jail COVID-19 Related Cases
Positive Upon Intake Contracted Within Facility
Active Cases Medically Monitored/ Treated 0 11
Recovered 2 21
Released from Custody 4 2
Deceased 1 0
TOTAL 7 34
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