There has been a 16% decline in hospitalizations over the last two weeks in Santa Barbara County, as reported by the New York Times. Deaths remain at roughly the same level with eight new deaths in the past 14 days. 

On March 30, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reported 33,134 confirmed cases of Covid-19, indicating 239 new infections countywide in the past seven days. 

There have now been 438 confirmed deaths from the novel coronavirus, 20 in the South County communities of Carpinteria, Montecito and Summerland where there have been 1,330 confirmed Covid-19 infections. 

For more information, visit publichealthsbc.org. 

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