By Gracie Kitayama and Sophie Kroesche

San Luis Obispo now has 1,369 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of Tuesday, July 21 – up 63 cases from yesterday, according to County Public Health.

This is the second time in the past seven days that more than 60 new cases were reported.

Of the total cases, 448 patients are at home recovering in isolation, 903 patients have recovered and 10 patients are currently in the hospital. Four of the hospitalized patients remain in intensive care.

There have been seven deaths related to coronavirus in the county.

Total Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in SLO County

There are 131 cases of coronavirus in those zero to 17-years-old, 393 in ages 18 to 29-years-old, 407 in 30 to 49-years-old, 262 in 50 to 64-years-old, 149 in 65 to 84-years-old and 24 in 85-years-old and older. The ages of three patients are unknown.

Coronavirus cases by city

Most of the cases can be attributed to person-to-person contact or community spread.

The county has determined that 442 cases contracted the virus through person-to-person contact, 374 cases were acquired through community spread and 120 cases were contracted through travel. The county is still investigating the mode of virus transmission for 433 cases.

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