SLO Co. reports death of 6th resident with COVID-19 – KSBY San Luis Obispo News

San Luis Obispo County says a sixth county homeowner who tested positive for COVID-19 has actually passed away.
Health authorities say the individual remained in their 90s and lived at a long-term care center for the senior. They state the client was infected through person-to-person spread at the facility.
” This illness is spread person-to-person in SLO County, which means each of us can play a part in breaking that chain of transmission,” stated County Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein. “I ask you to do your part: prevent multi-family and social gatherings, keep 6 feet of range when leaving your house, and use a face covering in public if you can.”
The Public Health Department says older grownups, people with health conditions, and individuals residing in congregate settings are at higher threat from COVID-19; however, younger grownups and those without chronic health conditions have likewise faced severe health problem and hospitalization.
Since Tuesday, San Luis Obispo County was reporting an overall of 1,078 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Fourteen individuals are hospitalized, consisting of 6 patients who are in the ICU. Another 359 people are recuperating at house and 699 individuals have actually recovered.
To learn more on the countys COVID-19 response, go to readyslo.org.