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Four new cases of COVID-19 reported in SLO Co. on Wednesday

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Posted at 2:25 PM, Jun 10, 2020

San Luis Obispo County reported four new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the county's total to 306 confirmed cases as of June 10.

Four people are hospitalized, including two patients who are in the ICU.

Twenty-six people are recovering at home and 275 people have recovered.

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

The health department reports that a total of 13,017 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. The testing site at the ECHO parking lot in Atascadero will only be open on Wednesday, June 10, and Thursday, June 11.

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

Of the total case count, Paso Robles has 122 cases, Atascadero has 44, Nipomo has 31, Arroyo Grande has 24, San Luis Obispo has 22, Templeton has ten, Pismo Beach and San Miguel each have nine cases, and Morro Bay has seven. Eleven inmates at the California Men's Colony have also tested positive for coronavirus. Another 17 cases are in communities with fewer than five cases and the health department is not disclosing those locations.

Health officials say 142 of the cases are the result of the patient having direct contact with another person who tested positive for the virus, 105 cases have been determined to be the result of community transmission, and 54 cases are from travel. Five cases are still under investigation.

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