The San Luis Obispo county health department reports six new cases of coronavirus in the county. That brings the total number of confirmed cases to 89.
The good news is that 48 people have fully recovered. 33 are recovering at home. 8 are hospitalized. Three are in hospital intensive care units. No deaths reported in San Luis Obispo county.
Of 89 total cases, 24 are in Paso Robles, 17 in Atascadero. By region, the north county has 48 cases, the south county 20, the coast 11 and San Luis Obispo and environs, 10.
50 of the cases are people 50 and over.
28 of those are people over 65.
36 people between the ages of 18-49 .
And 3 people under 18 have contracted the virus.
Out of 463 lab tests at the county health department, 40 have been positive. That’s under ten per cent. 49 other cases were detected at private labs, which don’t report negative tests. Of those 89 cases, 33 people became infected out of the area. 31 contracted the virus by contact with someone who has also been diagnosed. 21 people contracted the virus out in the community. Four cases are unknown.
Paso Robles mayor Steve Martin tells KPRL about the data indicating Paso Robles is a hot spot in the county. So, what can we expect in the future in the north county? Is this going to get worse or get better?
Recently, the county has experienced about five new cases a day on the average. Mayor Martin says the shut down is impacting business.
Mayor Steve Martin, talking with KPRL about the coronavirus in Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo county.
For daily updates from the CDC go to: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/cases-in-us.html