San Luis Obispo County is reporting the deaths of two people who tested positive for COVID-19.
Health officials say one of the patients was in their 90s and had underlying health conditions. The other patient was in their 50s and did not have underlying conditions. Both residents reportedly passed away at home.
San Luis Obispo County has had 22 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
The county also added 27 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the county's total to 3,074 confirmed cases as of September 4.
Ten people are hospitalized, including four patients who are in the ICU.
Another 385 people are recovering at home and 2,654 have recovered.
Breakdown of cases by location:
- Paso Robles - 742
- San Luis Obispo - 465
- Atascadero - 335
- Nipomo - 317
- California Men's Colony (inmates) - 262
- Arroyo Grande - 193
- Grover Beach - 145
- Templeton - 120
- San Miguel - 110
- Oceano - 103
- Pismo Beach - 53
- Los Osos - 52
- Morro Bay - 46
- Cambria - 32
- Shandon - 30
- Santa Margarita - 24
- Cayucos - 16
- Creston - 9
- Avila Beach - 7
- San Simeon - 6
The location of one case 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 Grover Beach and San Luis Obispo.
The Grover Beach location will be closing on September 4. A new testing site at the South County Regional Center in Arroyo Grande will open on September 8.
A pop-up testing clinic will also open at the Morro Bay Veteran's Memorial Building on September 8 and be open Tuesdays through Fridays 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.