71 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in San Luis Obispo County

Posted at 2:11 PM, Mar 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 01:56:34-04

San Luis Obispo County has 71 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday afternoon.

Out of the 71 cases, 24 have fully recovered, 38 are recovering at home and nine have been hospitalized, according to county health officials.

Out of the nine hospitalized patients, one is being treated in the intensive care unit, health officials said. There are no reported COVID-19-related deaths in the county.

Health officials say 19 of the 71 cases are in Paso Robles, 11 are in Arroyo Grande, 10 are in Atascadero, six are in Morro Bay, six are in the city of San Luis Obispo, five are in Templeton, five are in Nipomo and five are in other cities or towns with less than five confirmed COVID-19 cases.

This means 34 out of the 71 cases are in north county, 16 are in south county, 11 are on the coast and six are in central county, said county health officials.

San Luis Obispo County officials say the majority of these cases are in individuals between the ages of 18-49. Twenty patients are 65 years old or older, 17 are between the ages of 50-64 and three are 17 years old or younger.

For more information regarding how these cases were transmitted, visit the County Office of Emergency Services website here.