The five individuals held in quarantine in Isla Vista due to exposure to a person that tested positive for COVID-19 have tested negative for the coronavirus.
They will remain in self-quarantine in their residences until March 22, when a health officer order will be lifted, according to a news release from the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department.
According to the release, “people under quarantine are healthy individuals that are known to have been exposed to someone with a potential communicable disease, in this case COVID-19. People under quarantine exhibiting symptoms will be tested for COVID-19.”
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