San Benito County added one newly confirmed COVID-19 case to its total Thursday.
The county now has 51 confirmed cases including six active cases, 43 recoveries and two deaths.
San Benito County’s case frequency has diminished over the past couple weeks, prompting the county to announce today it will let the current shelter in place order expire May 3. The county will follow the state’s restrictions after that point.
The county released the following:
To date, a total of 944 patients in San Benito County (SBC) have been tested for COVID-19 at eighteen reporting laboratories. Of these, 865 have tested negative for COVID-19 and 28 are pending results. Fifty-nine percent (556) of patients tested were female. Patients ages ranged from 10 months to 101 years (median: 44 years). SBC Public Health Services continues to work with medical providers to identify and test individuals who meet criteria for COVID-19 testing. As of April 30, 2020, there have been a total of 51 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in SBC; 6 cases remain active. Confirmed cases include patients who have since recovered and those who are deceased. Forty-three patients have recovered and are no longer considered active cases in SBC. A total of 2 deaths have been reported in SBC, one during weeks 12 and 14, respectively. All results included in this update are current to April 30, 2020 at 4:30PM.