Three new cases of COVID-19 reported in SLO Co.; total now 246

Posted at 12:37 PM, May 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-19 00:56:11-04

San Luis Obispo County reported three new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the county's total to 246 cases as of May 18.

Two patients remain hospitalized in the ICU.

Another 36 people are recovering at home and 207 people have recovered.

San Luis Obispo County has had one death attributed to COVID-19.

Health officials report that 2,457 coronavirus tests have been conducted at the public health lab, and another 4,611 tests have been conducted at private labs.

Two free coronavirus testing clinics are now open in San Luis Obispo County -- in Grover Beach and Paso Robles. Appointments are required. To make an appointment, visit or call 1-888-634-1123.

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