Santa Barbara County Public Health officials on Friday reported 66 cases of COVID-19, making for an active case count of 328.
There have been 392 new cases reported countywide during the past seven days, averaging 56 new cases per day.
Of the new cases reported Friday, 45 were from the Santa Maria Valley and eight from the Lompoc Valley. The Santa Ynez Valley reported four new cases, the Goleta Valley added three, and Santa Barbara and the unincorporated areas of South County each logged two.
There have been no new cases reported in Isla Vista for five days, and two cases were pending geographic locations.
The largest portion of Friday’s cases occurred among residents between ages 30 and 49 at 20 new cases, followed by residents ages 18 to 29 with 15 new cases reported. There were 14 new cases reported among people younger than age 17 and residents between ages 50 and 69, two new cases reported among residents older than age 70, and one case was still pending an age.
There were 35 COVID-19 patients being treated in local hospitals on Friday, including 13 in intensive-care units.
There were no new COVID-19-related fatalities reported on Friday, and the county’s cumulative death toll remained at 519.
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