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SLO County reports 14 new cases of COVID-19

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Posted at 1:17 PM, Jun 08, 2021

San Luis Obispo County Public Health officials are reporting 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the county's total to 21,383 confirmed cases as of June 8.

Health officials say three people are currently hospitalized. Another 40 are recovering at home and officials say 21,079 people have recovered.

San Luis Obispo County has had 261 deaths attributed to the virus.

On Tuesday, June 8, SLO County met the requirements to move into the yellow tier with a case rate of 1.6 cases per 100,000 people and a positivity rate of 1.0%.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Paso Robles - 4,199
  • San Luis Obispo - 4,039
  • California Men's Colony (inmates) - 2,380
  • Atascadero - 2,055
  • Nipomo - 1,580
  • Arroyo Grande - 1,501
  • Grover Beach - 887
  • Oceano - 692
  • Templeton - 667
  • Cal Poly (campus residents) - 656
  • San Miguel - 542
  • Los Osos - 499
  • Morro Bay - 445
  • Pismo Beach - 344
  • Atascadero State Hospital (patients) - 188
  • Cambria - 185
  • Santa Margarita - 152
  • Shandon - 140
  • Creston - 89
  • Cayucos - 71
  • Avila Beach - 30
  • San Simeon - 20

The locations of 16 additional cases are 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.

TESTING

Community COVID-19 testing sites are currently open to the public in San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, Morro Bay, and Grover Beach.

Appointments are available but walk-ins are also accepted. Click here to schedule an appointment.

VACCINATIONS

All San Luis Obispo County residents 12 years of age and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Click here for information on how to sign up.

For more information on the county's coronavirus response, visit readyslo.org.