San Benito County reported no newly confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday.
The county remained at 58 infections during the pandemic including three active cases, 53 recovered patients and two deaths.
The county continues to report relatively low numbers despite a significant increase in testing that started last week as part of a federally sponsored program looking to get 5,000 to 8,000 people tested locally.
The county released the following Wednesday:
To date, a total of 1,320 patients in San Benito County (SBC) have been tested for COVID-19 at twenty-one reporting laboratories. Of these, 1,235 have tested negative for COVID-19. Fifty-eight percent (766) of patients tested were female. Patients ages ranged from 4 months to 101 years (median: 45 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 May 13, 2020, there have been a total of 58 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in SBC; 3 cases remain active. Confirmed cases include patients who have since recovered and those who are deceased. Fifty-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 May 13, 2020 at 3:00PM.