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SLO County adds 26 new COVID-19 cases

Posted at 2:03 PM, Sep 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-09 23:20:05-04

San Luis Obispo County added 26 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the county's total to 3,171 confirmed cases as of September 9.

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

Another 226 people are recovering at home and 2,908 have recovered.

San Luis Obispo County has had 22 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Paso Robles - 757
  • San Luis Obispo - 506
  • Atascadero - 347
  • Nipomo - 322
  • California Men's Colony (inmates) - 266
  • Arroyo Grande - 197
  • Grover Beach - 151
  • Templeton - 121
  • San Miguel - 112
  • Oceano - 103
  • Pismo Beach - 54
  • Los Osos - 53
  • Morro Bay - 46
  • Cambria - 32
  • Shandon - 31
  • Santa Margarita - 25
  • Cayucos - 17
  • Creston - 9
  • Avila Beach - 7
  • San Simeon - 6

The location of three cases is listed as "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, and Morro Bay.

The pop-up testing clinic at the Morro Bay Veteran's Memorial Building will be open through September 18.

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.