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San Luis Obispo Co. adds 36 new COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 1:51 PM, Oct 15, 2020

San Luis Obispo County added 36 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the county's total to 3,969 confirmed cases as of October 15.

Five people are hospitalized, including one patient who is in the ICU. Another 201 people are recovering at home and health officials say 3,731 have recovered.

San Luis Obispo County has had 32 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Paso Robles - 971
  • San Luis Obispo - 737
  • Atascadero - 392
  • Nipomo - 358
  • California Men's Colony (inmates) - 294
  • Arroyo Grande - 227
  • Grover Beach - 167
  • San Miguel - 136
  • Oceano - 134
  • Templeton - 132
  • Pismo Beach - 65
  • Morro Bay - 63
  • Los Osos - 62
  • Shandon - 55
  • Cal Poly (on-campus) - 41
  • Cambria - 36
  • Santa Margarita - 32
  • Creston - 21
  • Cayucos - 18
  • Avila Beach - 9
  • San Simeon - 6

The location of seven additional cases is under investigation, and another six are listed as "other," which includes communities with fewer than five cases. The Public Health Department is not identifying those locations.

COVID-19 tests are currently available to the public in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, and Morro Bay.

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

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