Santa Barbara, Calif. – One additional Sheriff’s Deputy has been found to be COVID-19 positive while the number of COVID-19 positive inmates is declining. With this additional deputy, the total number of Sheriff’s employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 106, with 94 having recovered and returned to work.
There have been no additional COVID-19 positive inmates since our last press release and eight inmates have since recovered, leaving six active cases. The total number of inmates who have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Main Jail remains at 161.
|Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Main Jail COVID-19 Related Cases|
|Positive Upon Intake||Contracted Within Facility||Total Cases|
|Active Cases Medically Monitored/ Treated||3||3||6|
|Released from Custody||17||16||33|