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SLO County reports 112 new COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths

Poll China Outbreak
Posted at 1:09 PM, Feb 25, 2021

San Luis Obispo County Public Health officials are reporting 112 new COVID-19 cases over two days, bringing the county's total to 19,612 confirmed cases as of February 25.

Eighty-two new cases were added on Wednesday and 30 new cases were added on Thursday.

Daily numbers were not released on Wednesday because of a delay in data from the state.

Six additional COVID-19 related deaths were also reported. To date, SLO County has recorded 227 deaths attributed to the virus.

Health officials say 24 people are currently hospitalized. Another 551 are recovering at home and health officials say 18,796 people have recovered.

Seventeen of the 38 licensed and staffed ICU beds in the county are currently occupied. Five of them are taken by COVID-19 patients.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Paso Robles - 3,879
  • San Luis Obispo - 3,677
  • California Men's Colony (inmates) - 2,379
  • Atascadero - 1,834
  • Nipomo - 1,486
  • Arroyo Grande - 1,387
  • Grover Beach - 811
  • Oceano - 673
  • Templeton - 591
  • San Miguel - 484
  • Los Osos - 448
  • Morro Bay - 404
  • Cal Poly (campus residents) - 341
  • Pismo Beach - 312
  • Atascadero State Hospital (patients) - 206
  • Cambria - 174
  • Shandon - 139
  • Santa Margarita - 128
  • Creston - 80
  • Cayucos - 68
  • Avila Beach - 27
  • San Simeon - 21
  • Bradley - 7

The locations of 48 additional cases are 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 available but walk-ins are also now being accepted. Click here to schedule an appointment.

San Luis Obispo County is currently vaccinating health care workers and residents 65 years of age and older. For details on how to make an appointment, click here.

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