By Gracie Kitayama and Sophie Kroesche

San Luis Obispo now has 163 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of Friday, April 24 – up 14 cases from yesterday, according to the County Public Health.

Of the total cases, 40 patients are at home in isolation, 119 patients have recovered, and one patient is in intensive care out of three in the hospital.

This is the largest single-day spike in cases San Luis Obispo County has seen.

Since announcing plans to attempt to lift some social distancing requirements earlier this week, the county has seen a more rapid increase in number of cases. There have been 29 confirmed cases this week so far.

Total Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in SLO County

County Public Health has now conducted 955 tests in which 54 have tested positive. Private laboratories have detected 109 cases, but the number of tests conducted is unknown, according to County Public Health.

There are ten cases of coronavirus in those zero to 17-years-old, 61 in ages 18 to 49-years-old, 50 in 50 to 64-years-old and 42 in those 65 and older.

Cases by city or town

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