Six new COVID-19 deaths reported in San Luis Obispo County

San Luis Obispo County public health officials on Tuesday reported 117 new COVID-19 cases since the last report on Friday.

Six additional COVID-19-related deaths were reported. SLO County has had a total of 349 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

25 San Luis Obispo County residents are reportedly hospitalized with COVID-19, including six patients in the intensive care unit.

Currently, health authorities say there are 280 active cases in the county.

The Department of Health on Tuesday released updated information on vaccination status for local COVID-19 cases. Since June 15, residents who have not been fully vaccinated have accounted for almost 77.7% of all cases, 82.7% of hospitalizations and 75.3% of deaths.

Health officials say 73.1% of eligible San Luis Obispo County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 66.4% are fully vaccinated.

Visit myturn.ca.gov to schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination. For information on mobile and pop-up vaccine clinics in San Luis Obispo County, click here.

Free coronavirus testing is available to the public at the old train station in Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo Veteran’s Hall and at 1336 Ramona Ave. Unit A in Grover Beach. All three locations are open on different days during the week. They are all open Saturday from 8.30-16. Click here to sign up for a time. A limited number of walk-ins are accepted.

Local emergency treatments and many pharmacies also offer testing, but health officials say some facilities have seen an increase in testing appointments, so call ahead.

SLO County Public Health reports COVID-19 case data twice a week – on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Visit readyslo.org to learn more about San Luis Obispo County’s response to coronavirus.

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