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SLO County reports 86 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death

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Posted at 1:17 PM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 16:17:27-05

San Luis Obispo County is reporting the death of another person who tested positive for COVID-19.

Health officials say the patient was in their 80s and had underlying health conditions.

San Luis Obispo County also added 86 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the county's total to 5,486 confirmed cases as of November 19.

According to the Public Health Department, 12 people are hospitalized, including one patient who is in the ICU. Another 715 people are recovering at home and health officials say 4,724 people have recovered.

San Luis Obispo County has had 35 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Paso Robles - 1,320
  • San Luis Obispo - 1274
  • Atascadero - 497
  • Nipomo - 400
  • California Men's Colony (inmates) - 294
  • Arroyo Grande - 281
  • Cal Poly (on-campus) - 231
  • San Miguel - 196
  • Grover Beach - 188
  • Templeton - 176
  • Oceano - 151
  • Morro Bay - 83
  • Los Osos - 78
  • Pismo Beach - 76
  • Shandon - 60
  • Santa Margarita - 40
  • Cambria - 38
  • Creston - 28
  • Atascadero State Hospital (patients) - 23
  • Cayucos - 20
  • Avila Beach - 12
  • San Simeon - 7

The location of nine additional cases is under investigation, and another four 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 Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, and Morro Bay.

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

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