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SLO Co. adds 49 new cases of COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19
Posted at 3:19 PM, Oct 28, 2020

San Luis Obispo County added 49 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the county's total to 4,240 confirmed cases as of October 28.

Seven people are hospitalized, including one patient who is in the ICU. Another 171 people are recovering at home and health officials say 4,027 have recovered.

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

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Paso Robles - 1,080
  • San Luis Obispo - 815
  • Atascadero - 402
  • Nipomo - 364
  • California Men's Colony (inmates) - 294
  • Arroyo Grande - 234
  • Grover Beach - 172
  • San Miguel - 150
  • Templeton - 144
  • Oceano – 139
  • Morro Bay - 67
  • Pismo Beach - 66
  • Los Osos - 64
  • Shandon - 57
  • Cal Poly (on-campus) - 50
  • Cambria - 36
  • Santa Margarita - 34
  • Creston - 25
  • Cayucos - 19
  • 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.

Community COVID-19 testing sites are currently open to the public in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, and Morro Bay.

The Arroyo Grande site, which was set up at the South County Regional Center, has moved to the Woman's Club, located at 211 Vernon St. It will be open at this new location through November 6.

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.