San Luis Obispo County has 1,006 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of Monday, July 13 — up 101 cases from Friday, according to County Public Health.
Of the total cases, 299 patients are at home in isolation and 688 patients have recovered. Twelve are currently hospitalized, six of which are in intensive care. The state of two patients is unknown.
There have been five deaths due to COVID-19 in the county.
On Saturday, County Public Health announced that a 70-year-old resident died in their home due to COVID-19.
They had multiple underlying health conditions, and were the fifth person to die of COVID-19 in the county.
“Losing another member of our community is heartbreaking,” County Public Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein said. “We feel for the friends and family of the patient. This is an unfortunate reminder that COVID-19 is spreading in our community.”
Total Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in SLO County
County Public Health has conducted 7,104 tests in which 234 tested positive. Private laboratories have detected 772 cases, and they had conducted 20,848 tests since April 13. However, the number of tests conducted before then is unknown, according to County Public Health.
There are 92 cases of coronavirus in those zero to 17-years-old, 289 in ages 18 to 29-years-old, 281 in 30 to 49-years-old, 206 in 50 to 64-years-old, 119 in 65 to 84-years-old and 19 in 85-years-old and older.