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Two Additional Inmates Found to be COVID-19 Positive

Santa Barbara, Calif. – Two additional inmates have tested positive for COVID-19. The two inmates were detected during the intake screening process. One of the inmates has since been release, and the remaining inmate is being housed separate from the general population. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related cases at the Main Jail to 217, with 2 active cases (see related chart below).

The total number of COVID-19 positive staff member remains at 118, with 116 having recovered and returned to work.

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 2 0 2
Recovered 16 157 173
Released from Custody 24 17 41
Deceased 1 0 1
TOTAL 43 174 217



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