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One Staff and Two Additional Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19

Santa Barbara, Calif. – A member of the Sheriff’s Office professional staff and two inmates have been found to be COVID positive. This brings the total number of Sheriff’s employees who have tested positive for COVID to 114, with 106 having recovered and returned to work.

Two additional inmates were found to be COVID positive during the intake process, while 19 of the inmates from the outbreak earlier this month have recovered, leaving 27 active COVID cases at the Main Jail.

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 24 27
Recovered 14 133 147
Released from Custody 20 16 36
Deceased 1 0 1
TOTAL 38 173 211



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