San Luis Obispo County reports 95 confirmed COVID-19 cases; one is a minor

Posted at 1:35 PM, Apr 05, 2020

San Luis Obispo County health officials say there are 95 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Sunday afternoon, with one of the newest cases being a child.

According to the County Office of Emergency Services website, 65 of the 95 cases have fully recovered, 25 are recovering at home and four have been hospitalized. Three of the four patients are being treated in the ICU.

County health officials reported Saturday the first COVID-19-related death in San Luis Obispo County. The patient was in their 80's from north county with an underlying health condition.

The breakdown of cases by city or town is as follows:

  • Paso Robles: 27
  • Atascadero: 19
  • Arroyo Grande: 13
  • San Luis Obispo (city): 8
  • Morro Bay: 6
  • Templeton: 6
  • Nipomo: 5
  • Other (cities or towns with less than five cases): 11

Of the 95 cases in the county, health officials say 37 are in patients between 18-49 years old, 29 are in people 65 years old or older, 25 are in individuals between the ages of 50-64 and four are 17 years old or younger.

The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department says it has conducted 505 tests, 42 of which came back positive. At private labs, 53 cases have been detected, but the number of all tests conducted at these labs is unknown.

To read more about COVID-19 cases in the county, visit the Office of Emergency Services website here.