San Luis Obispo County reported 50 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the county's total to 18,838 confirmed cases as of February 10.
The county also added two new COVID-19 related deaths. To date, SLO County has recorded 202 deaths attributed to the virus.
Health officials say 36 people are currently hospitalized. Another 982 people are recovering at home and health officials say 17,594 people have recovered.
San Luis Obispo County is reporting that 16 of the 38 licensed and staffed ICU beds in the county are currently occupied. Eight of them are taken by COVID-19 patients.
Breakdown of cases by location:
- Paso Robles - 3,702
- San Luis Obispo - 3,509
- California Men's Colony (inmates) - 2,372
- Atascadero - 1,742
- Nipomo - 1,404
- Arroyo Grande - 1,331
- Grover Beach - 763
- Oceano - 640
- Templeton - 560San Miguel - 459
- Los Osos - 431
- Morro Bay - 379
- Cal Poly (campus residents) - 337
- Pismo Beach - 299
- Atascadero State Hospital (patients) - 205
- Cambria - 165
- Shandon - 133
- Santa Margarita - 121
- Creston - 80
- Cayucos - 66
- Avila Beach - 25
- San Simeon - 21
- Bradley - 7
The location of 80 additional cases is 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 75 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.