San Luis Obispo County Public Health officials reported 31 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the county's total to 19,643 confirmed cases as of February 26.
Health officials say 29 people are currently hospitalized. Another 572 are recovering at home and health officials say 18,801 people have recovered.
Sixteen of the 38 licensed and staffed ICU beds in the county are currently occupied. Five of them are taken by COVID-19 patients.
San Luis Obispo County has recorded 227 deaths attributed to the virus.
Breakdown of cases by location:
- Paso Robles - 3,888
- San Luis Obispo - 3,684
- California Men's Colony (inmates) - 2,379
- Atascadero - 1,838
- Nipomo - 1,486
- Arroyo Grande - 1,392
- Grover Beach - 812
- Oceano - 673
- Templeton - 591
- San Miguel - 485
- Los Osos - 448
- Morro Bay - 405
- Cal Poly (campus residents) - 341
- Pismo Beach - 315
- Atascadero State Hospital (patients) - 206
- Cambria - 174
- Shandon - 139
- Santa Margarita - 129
- Creston - 80
- Cayucos - 68
- Avila Beach - 27
- San Simeon - 21
- Bradley - 7
The locations of 47 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.