Two confirmed coronavirus cases in SLO County, a third suspected

March 15, 2020


A second San Luis Obispo County resident has tested positive for the coronavirus, an individual from South County. Another South County resident, suspected to have the virus, is currently hospitalized while medical personnel await test results.

The second positive test sample was taken from an adult under the age of 60, with significant underlying health conditions. The individual is recovering in isolation at home until cleared by health officials.

On Saturday, county health officials confirmed the first positive test result, a North County resident over the age of 65, with underlying health conditions. The individual is currently recovering in isolation at their home.

Last week, the County Public Health Laboratory conducted over 100 tests for coronavirus. This second positive test result was reported to SLO County Public Health by a private-sector laboratory.

“Because local testing capacity increased both at our public lab and at private-sector labs last week, we will likely see more confirmed cases in the coming days,” said County Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein. “We are looking at all of our options to limit the spread of illness to keep our community healthy and safe. It’s now vital for everyone to do their part to limit social gatherings, practice social distancing and practice good hygiene.”


Also excellent medical background, if you believe in science, youtube Medcram.


Or you can listen to Rep. Devin Nunes and take you family out to eat and go to a pub. LOL


And you think all the bar and eateries in SLO co will shut down like Newsome says? There already whining about losing money. Sure with spring break everyone will stay home and watch gomer pyle reruns.


If you have to travel or get some one home, the New York Times has an excellent map showing where cases are. You know that FAKE media outlet that lets you know where the HOAX is occurring. Again, maybe rethink you political allegiances.


Geez, people are trying to avoid somebody with the flu not roaming murderous gangs armed with flame throwers and machine guns. Crap like the new york crimes detour map is exactly why people are going ape ship over the flu.