COVID-19: SLO County reports a record day with 72 new cases

Paso Robles leads the county in the number of cases per city. Click here for detailed data.

Sixth death notice in the county

-San Luis Obispo County reported 72 new cases of coronovirus between 1:30 pm on Monday and Tuesday, taking the total number of people testing positive for COVID-19 locally from March to 1,078. Have come

The County Public Health Department reported on Tuesday that a sixth San Luis Obispo County resident died of the virus. According to reports, this person was in the 90s and lived in a long-term care facility, and was not hospitalized.

There are currently 374 active cases of coronovirus in SLO County. On June 1, the county reported just 17 active cases. Currently, hospitalization rates are relatively stable, with 14 patients hospitalized and six now in the ICU.

The county has reported 699 people recovering from the virus, with 359 currently recovering at home. Click here for the latest data.

The county has been officially added to the state’s watch list due to the increasing number of coronovirus cases. Local officials warned that some businesses in some areas should prepare for the closure of a state order pending. On Monday, the governor ordered the closure of several areas for indoor activities in all counties.

High-risk people should stay at home as much as possible and consider ways to obtain food and prescriptions given through family, social or commercial networks. Care must be taken to limit the spread of COVID-19 to all residents, regardless of risk factors.

For updates on COVID-19 in SLO County, visit or call the Recorded Public Health Information Line at (805) 788-2903. A Staffed Phone Support Center (805) 543-2444 is available from Friday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm to help with questions related to COVID-19.

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