San Benito County did not add any newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to statistics released this afternoon.
The county has had 50 confirmed COVID-19 cases, the same number as reported Tuesday when the community reported two new cases. Overall, the past two weeks’ numbers have been relatively encouraging – with just nine new cases reported since April 15.
The county has had the 50 cases including 43 recovered patients, five active cases and two deaths.
According to the county’s latest data as of 3 p.m. today:
To date, a total of 908 patients in San Benito County (SBC) have been tested for COVID-19 at eighteen reporting laboratories. Of these, 831 have tested negative for COVID-19 and 27 are pending results. Fifty-nine percent (531) 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 29, 2020, there have been a total of 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in SBC; 5 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 29, 2020 at 3:00PM.