As of April 7, Santa Barbara County has vaccinated 17.7% of its population, according to the county’s Public Health Department. Doses administered as of April 5 totaled 223,087, including vaccinations given by the county, CVS, Walgreens and RiteAid.

New cases by the two-week average metric are now down by 35%, with active cases also down by 6%. The adjusted case rate for the county per 100,000 residents is now at 6.8 and there is currently 30.3% adult ICU availability. 

The county reported 33,381 confirmed cases of Covid-19 to date on April 6, indicating 247 new infections countywide in the past seven days. 

There have now been 441 confirmed deaths from the novel coronavirus, 20 in the South County communities of Carpinteria, Montecito and Summerland where there have been 1,343 confirmed Covid-19 infections. 

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