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SLO County reports 26 new cases of COVID-19

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Posted at 12:59 PM, May 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-04 15:59:52-04

San Luis Obispo County Public Health officials are reporting 26 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the county's total to 21,222 confirmed cases as of May 4.

Health officials say three people are currently hospitalized. None are in the ICU. Another 121 are recovering at home and officials say 20,837 people have recovered.

San Luis Obispo County has had 260 deaths attributed to the virus.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • San Luis Obispo - 4,272
  • Paso Robles - 4,150
  • California Men's Colony (inmates) - 2,384
  • Atascadero - 2,028
  • Nipomo - 1,576
  • Arroyo Grande - 1,489
  • Grover Beach - 891
  • Oceano - 695
  • Templeton - 634
  • San Miguel - 527
  • Los Osos - 495
  • Morro Bay - 439
  • Cal Poly (campus residents) - 377
  • Pismo Beach - 342
  • Atascadero State Hospital (patients) - 207
  • Cambria - 183
  • Santa Margarita - 149
  • Shandon - 141
  • Creston - 89
  • Cayucos - 70
  • Avila Beach - 31
  • San Simeon - 21
  • Bradley - 7

The locations of 14 additional cases are under investigation, and another 11 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 now being accepted. Click here to schedule an appointment.

VACCINATIONS

All San Luis Obispo County residents 16 years of age and older are eligible to register for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. Click here for information on how to sign up.

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