5th COVID-19 related death reported in San Luis Obispo County – KSBY San Luis Obispo News

A fifth homeowner of San Luis Obispo County has died due to COVID-19, health authorities reported on Saturday.According to the San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department, the person was in their 70s and had several underlying health conditions. The patient died in your home and the cause of transmission was neighborhood spread, health authorities stated in a press release.”Losing another member of our community is heartbreaking,” said County Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein. “We feel for the loved ones of the patient. This is an unfortunate suggestion that COVID-19 is spreading in our neighborhood.”Dr. Borenstein states individuals at greater threat must stay at home as much as possible. All homeowners, regardless of threat aspects, ought to take preventative measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, health authorities said.”As our neighborhood expects to be contributed to the States watch list, it is necessary that our community continues to do our part to slow the spread,” Dr. Borenstein said. “This means staying at house, maintaining six feet of range when leaving your house, and wearing a face covering in public if you can.”As of Friday, 905 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in SLO County; 616 have recuperated; 264 are currently recuperating in the house and 10 are currently hospitalized, with 5 in the ICU. The first COVID-19 associated death was reported on April 4th.

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