UC Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department have identified a cluster of three positive COVID-19 cases at an undisclosed sorority house in Isla Vista, according to a campus-wide emergency notification sent by the university on Thursday evening. 

Contract tracing efforts are underway and the individuals who tested positive are in self isolation, according to the emergency notification. 

As of April 20, there are nine active COVID-19 cases in I.V., according to the health department’s website.


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