San Luis Obispo County reports 4 new COVID-19 cases; total now 114

Posted at 12:14 PM, Apr 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-12 15:22:09-04

San Luis Obispo County health officials reported four new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the total to 114.

Out of the 114 cases, 95 patients have fully recovered and 16 are recovering at home, according to data from the San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department.

Two patients are being treated in the hospital, both of whom are in the intensive care unit. The county has reported one COVID-19-related death as of Sunday afternoon.

Local health officials say 40 of those cases were transmitted through person-to-person contact with a known case, 40 were acquired through travel outside of the county and 34 came from community spread.

The county public health department says it has tested 716 people for COVID-19, 46 of which came back with a positive result. Sixty-eight positive cases were detected in private labs, but it's unclear how many tests those labs have conducted.

The majority of confirmed cases in the county are in north county and in individuals between the ages of 18-49.

To learn more about the COVID-19 statistics in San Luis Obispo County, click here.

For COVID-19 testing information and locations in the county, you can visit this website.