One new case of COVID-19 reported in SLO Co.; total now 247

Posted at 12:45 PM, May 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-19 15:45:39-04

San Luis Obispo County reported just one new case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the county's total to 247 as of May 19.

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

Another 30 people are recovering at home and 213 people have recovered.

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

Health officials report that 2,480 coronavirus tests have been conducted at the public health lab, and another 4,879 tests have been conducted at private labs.

Two free coronavirus testing clinics are open in San Luis Obispo County -- in Grover Beach and Paso Robles. Appointments are required. To make an appointment, visit or call 1-888-634-1123.

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