San Luis Obispo County is reporting the death of another person who tested positive for COVID-19.
Health officials say the patient was in their 80s and had underlying conditions.
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The county also added 23 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the county's total to 3,316 confirmed cases as of September 16.
Thirteen people are hospitalized, including three patients who are in the ICU.
Another 183 people are recovering at home and 3,091 have recovered.
San Luis Obispo County has had 27 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
Breakdown of cases by location:
- Paso Robles - 792
- San Luis Obispo - 548
- Atascadero - 356
- Nipomo - 330
- California Men's Colony (inmates) - 282
- Arroyo Grande - 202
- Grover Beach - 152
- Templeton - 125
- San Miguel - 116
- Oceano - 103
- Los Osos - 56
- Pismo Beach - 54
- Morro Bay - 50
- Shandon - 34
- Cambria - 33
- Santa Margarita - 29
- Cayucos - 17
- Creston - 9
- Cal Poly - 8
- 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 Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, and Morro Bay.
The pop-up testing clinic at the Morro Bay Veteran's Memorial Building will be open through September 18. It will then move to Atascadero with tests available Mondays through Thursdays from September 21 to October 1.
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.