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

A 5th resident of San Luis Obispo County has passed away due to COVID-19, health authorities reported on Saturday.
According to the San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department, the person remained in their 70s and had numerous underlying health conditions.
The client died in your home and the cause of transmission was community spread, health officials stated in a press release.
” Losing another member of our neighborhood is heartbreaking,” stated 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 community.”
Dr. Borenstein states individuals at greater threat must remain home as much as possible. All homeowners, no matter risk factors, should take precautions to restrict the spread of COVID-19, health authorities stated.
” As our neighborhood anticipates to be contributed to the States watch list, it is very important that our neighborhood continues to do our part to slow the spread,” Dr. Borenstein stated. “This indicates remaining at house, maintaining 6 feet of distance when leaving your home, and using a face covering in public if you can.”
Since Friday, 905 cases of COVID-19 have actually been reported in SLO County; 616 have recovered; 264 are presently recovering in the house and 10 are presently hospitalized, with five in the ICU.
The very first COVID-19 related death was reported on April 4th.