Gracie Kitayama and Sophie Kroesche Credit: Sophie Kroesche | Mustang News

San Luis Obispo now has 196 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of Saturday, May 2 – up eight cases from yesterday, according to the County Public Health.

Of the total cases, 39 patients are at home in isolation, 149 patients have recovered, seven are currently in the hospital. Three of the hospitalized patients are in intensive care. There has been one death related to coronavirus in SLO County.

Total Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in SLO County

County Public Health has now conducted 1,459 tests in which 69 have tested positive. Private laboratories have detected 127 cases, but the number of tests conducted is unknown, according to County Public Health.

The highest increase of confirmed cases in one day remains at 14.

There are 14 cases of coronavirus in those zero to 17-years-old, 83 in ages 18 to 49-years-old, 56 in 50 to 64-years-old and 43 in those 65 and older.

Coronavirus cases by city

Correction: A previous version of this article had a headline that stated there were six new cases. The headline has been corrected to reflect that there were eight new cases.

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