San Luis Obispo County added 219 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday bringing the county’s total to 10,397 confirmed cases as of Dec. 31.
Currently, 60 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in San Luis Obispo County, including 13 patients who are in the ICU. Another 2,349 people are recovering at home and health officials say 7,891 people have recovered.
San Luis Obispo County has had 82 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
According to the State of California's online COVID-19 dashboard, there are currently 20 ICU beds available in San Luis Obispo County.
Breakdown of cases by location:
- Paso Robles - 2,307
- San Luis Obispo - 2,172
- Atascadero - 919
- Arroyo Grande - 753
- California Men's Colony (inmates) - 769
- Nipomo - 708
- Grover Beach - 431
- Oceano - 359
- Templeton - 314
- San Miguel - 289
- Cal Poly (campus residents) - 256
- Los Osos - 216
- Morro Bay - 204
- Pismo Beach - 158
- Atascadero State Hospital (patients) - 130
- Shandon - 90
- Santa Margarita - 85
- Cambria - 72
- Creston - 44
- Cayucos - 44
- Avila Beach - 15
- San Simeon - 8
The location of 40 additional cases is under investigation, and another 14 are listed as "other," which includes communities with fewer than five cases. The Public Health Department is not identifying those locations.
Community COVID-19 testing sites are currently open to the public in San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, Morro Bay, Grover Beach, and Nipomo.
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.