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SLO County reports 46 new cases of COVID-19

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Posted at 4:33 PM, Aug 07, 2020

San Luis Obispo County reported 46 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the county's total to 2,093 confirmed cases as of August 7.

Twenty people are hospitalized, including seven patients who are in the ICU.

Another 340 people are recovering at home and 1,716 people have recovered.

San Luis Obispo County has had 15 death attributed to COVID-19. Two additional deaths are reportedly under investigation.

COVID-19 tests are currently available to the public in Grover Beach and San Luis Obispo.

A pop-up testing clinic will be open in Atascadero, Monday through Thursday from August 10 to August 20.

Appointments are required at all locations. Click here to schedule an appointment.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Paso Robles - 554
  • Nipomo - 272
  • San Luis Obispo - 261
  • Atascadero - 238
  • Arroyo Grande - 155
  • Grover Beach - 100
  • California Men's Colony - 84
  • Templeton - 83
  • San Miguel - 71
  • Oceano - 61
  • Pismo Beach - 46
  • Los Osos - 41
  • Cambria - 28
  • Morro Bay - 27
  • Santa Margarita - 22
  • Shandon - 13
  • Cayucos - 12
  • Avila Beach - 7
  • San Simeon - 5

The location of two cases is listed as "under investigation," and another eleven are listed as "other," which includes communities with fewer than five cases. The Public Health Department is not identifying those locations.

For more information on the county's COVID-19 response, visit readyslo.org.