San Luis Obispo County added 20 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the county's total to 4,141 confirmed cases as of October 23.
Two people are hospitalized. Another 181 people are recovering at home and health officials say 3,922 have recovered.
San Luis Obispo County has had 32 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
San Luis Obispo County remains in the state's red "substantial" tier with an adjusted case rate of 5.1 per 100,000 people, a positivity rate of 2%, and a 4% positivity rate in the lowest Healthy Places Index census tracts. While the county's positivity rate meets the criteria for the orange "moderate" tier, the case rate needs to be under four for two consecutive weeks to move to orange.
Breakdown of cases by location:
- Paso Robles - 1,042
- San Luis Obispo - 791
- Atascadero - 396
- Nipomo - 360
- California Men's Colony (inmates) - 294
- Arroyo Grande - 230
- Grover Beach - 170
- San Miguel - 149
- Templeton - 139
- Oceano - 136
- Pismo Beach - 66
- Morro Bay - 66
- Los Osos - 65
- Shandon - 56
- Cal Poly (on-campus) - 43
- Cambria - 36
- Santa Margarita - 32
- Creston - 22
- Cayucos - 17
- Avila Beach - 9
- San Simeon - 6
The location of ten 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.