San Luis Obispo County reports over 30 new COVID-19 cases

Posted at 1:19 PM, Jun 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-22 16:20:58-04

San Luis Obispo County reported 38 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the county's total to 442 confirmed cases as of June 22.

These numbers are reported from the weekend. The county reported 24 new cases on Saturday, three new cases on Sunday and 11 new cases on Monday.

Seven people are hospitalized, including three patients who are in the ICU.

There are 112 people recovering at home and 322 people have recovered.

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

The health department reports that a total of 18,575 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 and San Luis Obispo.

Of the total case count, Paso Robles has 139 cases, Atascadero has 63, Nipomo has 53, Arroyo Grande has 35, San Luis Obispo has 48, Templeton has 17, Pismo Beach has 13. San Miguel has nine, Morro Bay has ten, and Grover Beach has 14. Eleven inmates at the California Men's Colony have also tested positive for coronavirus. Another 19 cases are in communities with fewer than five cases and the health department is not disclosing those locations.

Health officials say 214 of the cases are the result of the patient having direct contact with another person who tested positive for the virus, 147 cases have been determined to be the result of community transmission, and 57 cases are from travel. Twenty-four cases are still under investigation.

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