On June 8, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reported 34,547, confirmed cases of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic. Countywide, Covid-19 has taken the lives of 451 people, 21 in the South County communities of Carpinteria, Montecito and Summerland, where there have been 1,404 confirmed infections. 

Public health has also reported that 45.7% of the county’s residents are now fully vaccinated. In the South County region, which includes the residents from Goleta to Carpinteria, 54.7% of the population has been fully vaccinated. 

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