Santa Barbara, Calif. – One Sheriff’s Deputy, one member of our professional staff, and one inmate have been found to be COVID-19 positive. This brings the total number of Sheriff’s employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 to 105, with 89 having recovered and returned to work.
One inmate was found to be COVID-19 positive during the intake process and has since been released. There are currently 15 active COVID-19 cases in the jail, 18 fewer than our previous press release. The total number of inmates who have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Main Jail is 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||4||11||15|
|Released from Custody||17||16||33|