The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department announced that there is a third confirmed case of COVID-19 in the North County — with the new case a family member of the first case announced on Sunday.
According to Wednesday’s update, 214 individuals have been tested to date, with 66 tests returning negative and another 145 awaiting results.
Across California, there are now 598 confirmed cases, with 13 deaths reported, according to the SBCPHD.
Of the 598 cases, 142 have been community acquired, while 91 are travel related and another 88 are person-to-person spread. A total of 392 of the cases are in the 18-to-64 age bracket, with 188 coming from those over 65.
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