San Luis Obispo County added 498 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the county's total to 14,233 confirmed cases as of January 12.
Health officials say 42 people are hospitalized, including 11 patients who are in the ICU. Another 3,138 people are recovering at home and health officials say 10,911 people have recovered.
San Luis Obispo County is reporting its ICU capacity at 61% with 15 of the 38 licensed and staffed ICU beds in the county currently occupied.
San Luis Obispo County has had 115 deaths attributed to COVID-19, an increase of four from the previous day.
Health officials say the four patients were between the ages of 70 and 100-years-old.
Breakdown of cases by location:
- Paso Robles - 2,910
- San Luis Obispo - 2,678
- California Men's Colony (inmates) - 1,665
- Atascadero - 1,260
- Arroyo Grande - 1,044
- Nipomo - 988
- Grover Beach - 611
- Oceano - 489
- Templeton - 422
- San Miguel - 366
- Los Osos - 320
- Morro Bay - 285
- Cal Poly (campus residents) - 256
- Pismo Beach - 214
- Atascadero State Hospital (patients) - 165
- Shandon - 110
- Cambria - 110
- Santa Margarita - 98
- Creston - 63
- Cayucos - 53
- Avila Beach - 22
- Shell Beach - 12
- San Simeon - 11
The location of 73 additional cases is under investigation, and another eight 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.