San Luis Obispo County reported 38 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the county's total to 19,248 confirmed cases as of February 17.
Health officials say 23 people are currently hospitalized. Another 790 are recovering at home and health officials say 18,196 people have recovered.
San Luis Obispo County is reporting that 17 of the 38 licensed and staffed ICU beds in the county are currently occupied. Seven of them are taken by COVID-19 patients.
SLO County has had 210 deaths attributed to the virus.
Breakdown of cases by location:
- Paso Robles - 3,804
- San Luis Obispo - 3,612
- California Men's Colony (inmates) - 2,375
- Atascadero - 1,787
- Nipomo - 1,447
- Arroyo Grande - 1,351
- Grover Beach - 782
- Oceano - 659
- Templeton - 571
- San Miguel - 468
- Los Osos - 437
- Morro Bay - 392
- Cal Poly (campus residents) - 339
- Pismo Beach - 308
- Atascadero State Hospital (patients) - 205
- Cambria - 172
- Shandon - 135
- Santa Margarita - 127
- Creston - 80
- Cayucos - 68
- Avila Beach - 26
- San Simeon - 21
- Bradley - 7
The locations of 68 additional cases are under investigation, and another seven 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 required at all locations. 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.