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Coronavirus in Santa Barbara County: Case Counts and Locations

The Daily Nexus is tracking the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the county and will be updating the graphs as more information becomes available.
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Santa Barbara County Confirms Six New Cases, Bringing Total to 24

The newest confirmed coronavirus cases are residents between 22 to 59 years of age, with four cases in South County and two cases in North County.
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Five New Coronavirus Cases Diagnosed Within Santa Barbara County

The five new cases bring the total number of cases in Santa Barbara County to 18.
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UC Regents Hear Update on Coronavirus, Concerns From Workers

The meeting was held virtually in order to mitigate transmissions of coronavirus, and the Regents called upon public commenters who had signed up to speak.
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Four New Coronavirus Cases Diagnosed Within Santa Barbara County

The department is conducting an investigation as to how the three individuals contracted the virus, it said in the press release.
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Santa Barbara MTD Announces Route Changes, Free Fares and Social Distancing Procedures

These changes will be in place indefinitely. 
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SBC Public Health Department Announces Six New Cases of Coronavirus, First Positive Cases in South County

Until today, no cases of coronavirus had been announced in South County. 
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SB County Public Health Department Asks Bars, Wineries To Shut Down Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

The health department asked all bars, pubs, wineries and breweries within the county to close “immediately” to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus within the county.
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LIVE: Updates on Coronavirus in Santa Barbara County, on UC Santa Barbara Operations

This post will be updated daily.
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128 Coronavirus Tests Administered in Santa Barbara County; Public Officials Discuss Testing Protocols

The county has created a priority tier system for those who need to be currently tested.
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SB Public Health: North County Resident First Positive Case of Coronavirus in SB County

The individual has no history of domestic or international travel in the last six weeks and appears to have contracted the virus through “community transmission.” 
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Alternative Deltopia Festival Postponed Indefinitely Due To UCSB Coronavirus Precautions

But with UCSB's decision to move classes online at least through the end of April, the I.V. CSD’s Deltopia-alternative festival will not be held. 
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“We’re monitoring the entire world at this point”: UCEAP Suspends Three Study Abroad Programs Due to Coronavirus

The China study abroad program was cancelled at the end of January; the South Korea and Italy programs were cancelled last week.
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Primary Elections 2020: Hartmann Takes Tentative Lead, Weak Showing for Abboud

Semi-official results showed that Hartmann maintained her lead with 52.26% of the vote, while Porter stayed behind with 35.71%. 
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LIVE: Santa Barbara County Representative Primary Election Results 2020

The Nexus will be updating this page with live results from the Santa Barbara County Primary elections beginning 9 p.m.
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