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Three Additional Inmates Test Positive COVID-19

Santa Barbara, Calif. – Three additional inmates at the Main Jail have tested positive for COVID-19.  The three inmates were tested as part of contact tracing from an outbreak that was discovered two weeks ago, and had been quarantined since that time. All three are being monitored by custody and medical staff regularly.

One previously COVID positive inmate has recovered, and one was released by the court last Friday.

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 0 42 42
Recovered 2 27 29
Released from Custody 4 8 12
Deceased 1 0 1
TOTAL 7 77 84
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