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Fifty-Four New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Santa Barbara County - May 6, 2020

Post Date:05/11/2020 7:24 PM

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) reports an additional 54 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county today, May 11. 40 of the new cases are at the Federal Prison Complex in Lompoc, CA. The total number of confirmed cases is 1362 of which 474 have fully recovered.

Although most cases of COVID-19 exhibit mild or moderate symptoms, PHD recommends additional measures to prevent exposure among vulnerable people, including the elderly and those with underlying health conditions (such as diabetes, cancer, immunodeficiency, asthma, COPD and others). PHD recommends that residents, especially those who are vulnerable:
  • Stay home except for essential tasks
  • When engaging in essential tasks away from home, remain 6 feet away from others and wear a facial covering  
  • Wash your hands with soap and water
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Keep surfaces clean by wiping them down with a household disinfectant

Information for the 54 new confirmed cases can be found below.

Ages of new confirmed cases reported*:











*Cases from the Federal Prison Complex are not included.

Locations of new cases reported:

South County Unincorporated Area includes communities of Montecito, Summerland and the City of Carpinteria


City of Santa Barbara and the unincorporated area of Mission Canyon


City of Goleta


Community of Isla Vista


Unincorporated Area of the Goleta Valley and Gaviota


Santa Ynez Valley including the Cities of Solvang & Buellton, and the communities of Santa Ynez, Los Alamos, Los Olivos and Ballard


City of Lompoc and the communities of Mission Hills and Vandenberg Village*


City of Santa Maria


Community of Orcutt

Unincorporated areas of Sisquoc, Casmalia, Garey, Cuyama, New Cuyama, and the City of Guadalupe


* 40 new COVID-19 cases are from the Federal Prison Complex.

Four hundred and seventy seven people are recovering out of the hospital, 37 are recovering in a hospital, 10 of whom are in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and 363 are pending an update. Eleven deaths have been reported.

Please visit Santa Barbara County’s coronavirus web page for other preparedness resources and updates at

For general questions about COVID-19 and precautions currently recommended by Santa Barbara County Public Health, residents may call the 2-1-1 Call Center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by dialing 2-1-1 if calling from within the county; or (800) 400-1572 if calling from outside the area.  

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