SLO Co. reports total COVID-19 cases reach 271

Posted at 1:51 PM, Jun 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-01 16:51:44-04

San Luis Obispo County reported a total of 271 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, an increase of two cases since the last report on Friday, May 29.

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

Twelve people are recovering at home and 253 people have recovered.

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

The health department reports that a total of 11,068 coronavirus tests have been conducted so far at both the public health lab and at private labs.

There are currently three sites in San Luis Obispo County offering free coronavirus testing.

To make an appointment at the testing clinics in Grover Beach or Paso Robles, visit 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 third site is a pop-up clinic. It will be open in Cambria on Monday, June 1 and Tuesday, June 2, and will then move to Los Osos for two days. For more information and to schedule an appointment, visit

County officials will hold a live briefing Monday afternoon at 3:15 p.m. to update the public on the county's coronavirus response. That press conference will be livestreamed on the San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department's Facebook page.

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