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Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Santa Barbara County Can Give You Some Space | Coronavirus Crisis

More and more people are venturing outdoors in Santa Barbara County since the evolving COVID-19 pandemic emerged earlier this year. The county’s natural landscapes and open spaces have become refuges from coronavirus restrictions and lockdowns, and the areas are serving as places to get away from crowds while getting a …

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Santa Barbara County Adds 28 COVID-19 Cases, No New Deaths | Coronavirus Crisis

Santa Barbara County added 28 more COVID-19 cases Saturday compared to what it reported Friday, according to the state Department of Public Health. The county’s case total role to 9,588, with no additional coronavirus deaths reported. A total of 119 people have died since the contagion arrived in the county …

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Santa Barbara County Reports 29 New COVID-19 Cases | Coronavirus Crisis

Santa Barbara County reported 29 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, but no new fatalities from the virus, according to the county Public Health Department. Over the last three days, there have been 89 new cases in the county, for an average of more than 29 per day. In the …

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Countywide COVID-19 Hospitalizations Drop Over the Weekend | Coronavirus Crisis

The Public Health Department did not update its COVID-19 databases until Monday morning for Sunday numbers, and eventually reported 40 new cases and a continued drop in Santa Barbara County hospitalizations.  State database reporting problems have resulted in underreported cases in the past week or so, according to the county, which still …

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Rising SLO County Coronavirus Cases Prove Challenging for Contact Tracers | Coronavirus Crisis

Twenty-five people are responsible for connecting the dots and collecting information across San Luis Obispo County for more than 2,000 local novel coronavirus cases. Contact tracing is nothing new, but the novel coronavirus pandemic has brought it to the forefront of conversation about disease control and prevention. “We mostly have all …

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Michigan High School Athletic Association cancels fall football season due to coronavirus

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. – Programs across the state knew it was a possibility, but as of Friday, it’s official: There will be no football season for Michigan schools. The hope is to move the season to the spring. “I’m not only here speaking to you as the Director of the …

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Noozhawk FAQs on Coronavirus and Santa Barbara County’s Public Health Response | Coronavirus Crisis

Closures, contact tracing, face coverings and low-versus-high-risk activities: These are some of the coronavirus-related issues that readers have been asking about over the past several months.  Questions and suggestions from Noozhawk readers have helped guide pandemic-related coverage, and this is a roundup of some frequently-asked questions about Santa Barbara County’s …

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Brian Goebel: California has Flattened the COVID-19 Curve — Again | Coronavirus Crisis

In early April, I published a series of data analyses demonstrating that California had flattened and then bent the hospitalization curve. Those conclusions proved to be correct, although it took another month for the state to acknowledge its success and begin modifying Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order. For the past …

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