Santa Barbara County’s COVID-19 numbers weren’t available Thursday because of Thanksgiving.
New numbers are expected to appear this afternoon on the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department’s website, publichealthsbc.org.
During the pandemic, medical experts urge people to continue to maintain a social distance of 6 feet or more and wear masks covering their mouth and nose. And everyone should wash their hands frequently, for at least 20 seconds — the time it takes to sing “Happy Birthday” twice.
— Dave Mason