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Eleven new cases of COVID-19 reported in SLO County

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Posted at 4:04 PM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 19:04:11-04

San Luis Obispo County reported eleven new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the county's total to 317 confirmed cases as of June 11.

It's the second-highest daily total in San Luis Obispo County since the pandemic began.

Two people are hospitalized and both are in the ICU.

Thirty-five people are recovering at home and 279 people have recovered.

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

The health department reports that a total of 13,129 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, San Luis Obispo, and Atascadero. Thursday, June 11, is the last day the testing site at the ECHO parking lot in Atascadero will be open.

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

Of the total case count, Paso Robles has 123 cases, Atascadero has 46, Nipomo has 31, Arroyo Grande has 26, San Luis Obispo has 23, Templeton has ten, Pismo Beach and San Miguel each have nine cases, and Morro Bay has eight. Eleven inmates at the California Men's Colony have also tested positive for coronavirus. Another 21 cases are in communities with fewer than five cases and the health department is not disclosing those locations.

Health officials say 147 of the cases are the result of the patient having direct contact with another person who tested positive for the virus, 109 cases have been determined to be the result of community transmission, and 54 cases are from travel. Six cases are still under investigation.

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