San Luis Obispo County added 121 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the county's total to 5,607 confirmed cases as of November 20.
It's the county's second-highest single-day case count since the start of the pandemic. On November 7, the county recorded 128 cases.
The City of San Luis Obispo added the greatest number of new cases: 40. Paso Robles followed with 20 new cases. Cal Poly added 16.
According to the Public Health Department, 10 people are hospitalized, including two patients who are in the ICU. Another 728 people are recovering at home and health officials say 4,834 people have recovered.
San Luis Obispo County has had 35 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
Breakdown of cases by location:
- Paso Robles - 1,340
- San Luis Obispo - 1,314
- Atascadero - 504
- Nipomo - 405
- California Men's Colony (inmates) - 295
- Arroyo Grande - 289
- Cal Poly (on-campus) - 247
- San Miguel - 196
- Grover Beach - 191
- Templeton - 177
- Oceano - 153
- Morro Bay - 89
- Los Osos - 83
- Pismo Beach - 79
- Shandon - 61
- Santa Margarita - 41
- Cambria - 38
- Creston - 30
- Atascadero State Hospital (patients) - 23
- Cayucos - 20
- Avila Beach - 12
- San Simeon - 7
The location of nine additional cases is under investigation, and another four 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.
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.