16 new cases of coronavirus reported in SLO County

Posted at 2:07 PM, Jun 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-25 17:07:22-04

San Luis Obispo County reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the county's total to 489 confirmed cases as of June 25.

Ten people are hospitalized, including three patients who are in the ICU.

Another 118 people are recovering at home and 360 people have recovered.

San Luis Obispo County has had one death attributed to COVID-19.

The health department reports that a total of 19,593 coronavirus tests have been conducted so far at both the public health lab and at private labs.

Free coronavirus tests are currently available in Grover Beach and San Luis Obispo.

Thursday was the last day of a pop-up clinic in Cambria.

Appointments are required at all locations. Click here to schedule an appointment.

Health officials say 239 of the county's total cases are the result of the patient having direct contact with a person who tested positive for the virus; 163 cases are attributed to community spread; and, 61 cases are the result of travel outside the county. Twenty-six cases are still under investigation.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Paso Robles - 148
  • Atascadero - 64
  • Nipomo - 62
  • San Luis Obispo - 58
  • Arroyo Grande - 40
  • Templeton - 20
  • Pismo Beach - 15
  • Grover Beach - 14
  • California Men's Colony inmates - 11
  • Morro Bay - 10
  • San Miguel - 9
  • Los Osos - 7
  • Shandon - 5
  • Cambria - 5

An additional 21 cases are in communities with fewer than five cases, and the Public Health Department is not identifying those locations.

For more information on the county's COVID-19 response, visit