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UPDATE: SLO County reports two new COVID-19 cases Thursday

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Posted at 1:07 PM, May 28, 2020

UPDATE (3:45) - San Luis Obispo County has released an updated case count for Thursday, May 28:

  • New cases: 2
  • Total cases: 268
  • Hospitalized: 4 (all patients are in the ICU)
  • Recovering at home: 20
  • Recovered: 243
  • Deaths: 1

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(1:07 p.m.) - San Luis Obispo County reported one new case of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the county's total to 267 confirmed cases as of May 28.

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

Twenty-six people are recovering at home and 237 people have recovered.

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

"Active" cases include those that are home or currently hospitalized (including ICU).

The health department reports that a total of 10,332 coronavirus tests have been conducted so far at both the public health lab and at private labs.

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

The site in Paso Robles will be open until June 5. It will then move to a new location in the city of San Luis Obispo.

The county will also hold two pop-up testing clinics next week. The first will be in Cambria on Monday and Tuesday, June 1-2, and the second will be in Los Osos on Wednesday and Thursday, June 3-4. For more information and to schedule an appointment, visit readyslo.org.

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