SLO County Covid-19 cases flat, few hospitalizations

The average number of new coronavirus cases in San Luis Obispo County and in the state have remained primarily flat since mid-September, while the number of hospitalizations and deaths continue to decline.

During the past 12 days, SLO County reported 234 new coronavirus cases. San Luis Obispo leads with 87 new cases, followed by Paso Robles with 25, San Miguel with 20 and Cal Poly on campus residents with 13.

Of the 4,049 confirmed coronavirus cases in SLO County, 3,839 individuals have recovered, and 32 have died. Of those still suffering from the virus, there are two people in the hospital, and 182 recuperating at home.

Cases by city:

Paso Robles — 1,003
San Luis Obispo — 769
Atascadero — 394
Nipomo — 358
CMC inmates — 294
Arroyo Grande — 227
Grover Beach — 170
San Miguel — 145
Templeton — 134
Oceano — 134
Pismo Beach — 66
Morro Bay — 65
Los Osos — 63
Shandon — 55
Cambria — 35
Santa Margarita — 32
Cal Poly residents — 41
Creston — 22
Cayucos — 18
Avila Beach — 9
San Simeon — 6
Other county cases — 8

As of Monday evening, there have been 850,871 positive cases, and 17,001 deaths in California.

Currently, more than 8,467,520 U.S. residents have tested positive for the virus, and 225,440 have died.

In addition, the number of people infected with the virus worldwide continues to increase: 40,825,920 cases with 1,125,394 dead.

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