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SLO County reports additional COVID-19 death

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Posted at 1:47 PM, Oct 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-13 16:47:14-04

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.

The county also added 82 new cases of COVID-19 over four days, bringing the county's total to 3,924 confirmed cases as of October 13.

Twenty-three cases were added on Saturday, 20 cases were added on Sunday, 19 cases were added on Monday, and another 20 cases were added on Tuesday.

Two people are hospitalized, including one patient who is in the ICU. Another 217 people are recovering at home and health officials say 3,673 have recovered.

San Luis Obispo County has had 32 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

Breakdown of cases by location:

  • Paso Robles - 951
  • San Luis Obispo - 731
  • Atascadero - 392
  • Nipomo - 357
  • California Men's Colony (inmates) - 294
  • Arroyo Grande - 227
  • Grover Beach - 166
  • San Miguel - 134
  • Oceano - 133
  • Templeton - 132
  • Pismo Beach - 65
  • Morro Bay - 63
  • Los Osos - 62
  • Shandon - 55
  • Cambria - 36
  • Cal Poly (on-campus) - 33
  • Santa Margarita - 32
  • Creston - 21
  • Cayucos - 18
  • Avila Beach - 8
  • San Simeon - 6

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

COVID-19 tests are currently available 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.