Three new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in SLO Co.; total now 169

Posted at 12:31 PM, Apr 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 21:53:56-04

San Luis Obispo County reported three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 169 as of April 27.

Four people are currently hospitalized, but there are no longer any patients in the ICU at this time, according to health officials.

Thirty-eight people are recovering at home while 126 people have recovered.

San Luis Obispo County has had one death from the coronavirus.

Paso Robles has nearly twice as many cases as any other community in the county: 54. Atascadero has 28 cases, Arroyo Grande has 19, San Luis Obispo and Nipomo each have 14, there are seven cases each in Templeton, San Miguel and Pismo Beach, and Morro Bay has six cases. An additional 12 patients live in communities with less than five cases each, and the county health department is not disclosing those locations.

The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department says it has conducted 1,141 coronavirus tests so far with 55 positive results. Private labs have reportedly conducted another 1,451 tests and detected 114 positive cases.

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