The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department has confirmed a second case of coronavirus in a North County resident in a release sent Tuesday afternoon.
The PHD says that it is a person in their 50s and does not have any underlying health conditions.
The person is in isolation at home until cleared by a public health officer.
According to the release, the PHD is investigating whom this person might have come into contact with in order to take appropriate measures.
The person has no history of travel within or outside the U.S., according to the release.
The person did have contact with someone that is confirmed to have COVID-19.
This second case did not have any contact with the county’s first positive case that was revealed on Sunday.
“The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department Barbara County is continuing to mandate social distancing measures to slow the spread of the virus. We are asking our residents to avoid unnecessary outings and practice diligent distancing of 6 feet or more between persons when in the community, shared Dr. Henning Ansorg, Health Officer for Santa Barbara County.
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