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San Luis Obispo County health officials report three new COVID-19 cases, total now 117

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Posted at 12:43 PM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-13 15:43:45-04

San Luis Obispo County is reporting three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the county's total to 117 as of April 13.

Two patients are hospitalized, those two are in the ICU. Nineteen people are recovering at home and health officials say 95 have fully recovered from the illness.

One person has died of COVID-19 in San Luis Obispo County.

Of the 117 positive cases in San Luis Obispo County, 30 are in Paso Robles, 23 are in Atascadero, 16 are in Arroyo Grande, 12 are in San Luis Obispo, seven are in Nipomo and Templeton, six are in Morro Bay, and five are in Pismo Beach

The remaining 11 patients live in communities that have less than five cases each and the county health department is not identifying those communities.

To date, the county has conducted 716 coronavirus tests. Health officials say 46 of those tests have been positive while 68 additional positive cases have been detected at private labs. The total number of tests conducted at private labs is unknown.

County health officials are encouraging anyone with even mild symptoms to seek testing for coronavirus.

For more information on COVID-19 in San Luis Obispo County, visit readyslo.org. To speak to someone, call the Phone Assistance Center at (805) 543-2444 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., seven days a week.