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San Luis Obispo County adds one new COVID-19 case; total now 212

Posted at 1:14 PM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 16:14:12-04

San Luis Obispo County reported one new confirmed case of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the county's total to 212 cases as of May 8.

Four people are hospitalized, with two of those patients in the ICU.

Another 39 people are recovering at home and 168 people have recovered.

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

County health officials say 2,063 coronavirus tests have been conducted at the public health lab and more than 2,000 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