Santa Barbara County Reports 11 New COVID-19 Cases | Coronavirus Crisis

Santa Barbara County on Saturday reported the highest COVID-19 case count since June 4.

There were 11 positive cases, the highest since June 4, when it was 13. A year ago on the same date, there were 61 reported COVID-19 cases. 

The county reported no new related deaths on Saturday.

Since the pandemic began, 34,572 in the county have tested positive for the virus. In addition, 452 people have died in the county from the virus.

There are 34 active cases of COVID-19 in the county.

About 46% of Santa Barbara County residents have been vaccinated against the virus.

Of the new cases reported Saturday, four were in Santa Maria, one was in Lompoc, three were in Santa Barbara, and another three were in either Montecito, Carpinteria or Summerland.

Of those who tested positive Saturday, three were younger than 17 years old, two were between ages 18 and 29, two were between ages 30 and 49, three were between ages 50 and 69, and one person was older than age 70. Six were men, and five were women.

Santa Barbara County recently moved into the least-restrictive yellow tier, and the state is set to formally reopen on Tuesday.

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