San Benito County reported there have been no more confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the last numbers released Friday, an encouraging sign that the community is on the downward portion of the so-called curve.
The county has 44 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of the early afternoon Monday. That’s the same number reported Friday.
Those figures include just two active cases along with two deaths.
The county generally has had one or two cases per day over the past week. But it hasn’t gone three straight days without a confirmed case in several weeks during the pandemic.
The county released the following Monday:
To date, a total of 705 patients in San Benito County have been tested for COVID-19 at fourteen reporting laboratories. Of these, 635 have tested negative for COVID-19 and 26 are pending results. Fifty-eight percent (408) of patients tested were female. Patients ages ranged from 10 months to 101 years (median: 45 years).
San Benito County Public Health Services continues to work with medical providers to identify and test individuals who meet criteria for COVID-19 testing.
As of April 20, 2020, there have been a total of 44 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in San Benito County; 2 cases remain active. Confirmed cases include patients who have since recovered and those who are deceased. Forty patients have recovered and are no longer considered active cases in San Benito County. A total of 2 deaths have been reported in San Benito County, one during weeks 12 and 14, respectively.
All results included in this update are current to April 20, 2020 at 1:00PM.