Fifteen SLO County health care workers infected with the coronavirus

April 2, 2020

San Luis Obispo County health care worker are getting the coronavirus at a higher rate then others; of the 89 county resident who have tested positive for the coronavirus 15 are health care workers.

During the height of the coronavirus outbreak in China, while access to ventilators was a problem, the biggest problem was a shortage of health care workers. Scarcity on personal protective equipment for health care workers has exacerbating the issue.

As of Thursday afternoon, of the 89 San Luis Obispo County residents who have tested positive for the virus, eight are in the hospital — with three in intensive care, 33 people have recovered, and 48 of the infected individuals are recuperating at home.

Cases by city:

  • Paso Robles — 24
  • Atascadero 17
  • Arroyo Grande — 13
  • San Luis Obispo — 9
  • Morro Bay — 6
  • Templeton — 6
  • Nipomo — 5
  • Other county cases — 9

Three San Luis Obispo County individuals with the Coronavirus are under 18 years of age, 36 are between the ages of 18 to 49 years of age, 22 are between the ages of 50 to 64 years of age, and 28 are 65 and above.

Increases in the number of cases in California continues to grow at a high rate. As of Thursday afternoon, there have been 10,838 positive cases and 234 deaths.

Currently, more than 243,297 U.S. residents have tested positive for the virus, and 5,883 have died, 1,048 on Wednesday.

In addition, the number of people infected with the virus worldwide continues to increase: 1,012,887 cases with more than 59,950 dead.


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mazin

Connection to article: “Currently, more than 243,297 U.S. residents have tested positive for the virus, and 5,883 have died, 1,048 on Wednesday.” Nat’l statistic. Inescapable conclusion, poor national gov’t response. Evidence for Trump executive mistakes: presented previously, can resubmit if wanted. Just look at nat’l COVID-19 #s: South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan to U.S.A. Effect: stock market losses; unemployment; suffering, particularity for those w/o health care. Hopeful Effect: Public gets away for the red state blue state thing, irrelevant issues like guns, demands incompetent politicians (people who are simply not up to the job) find new work. The critique may anger you but is it TRUE? I see no refutation of my examples.


Jorge Estrada

We are looking good so far, I hope that doesn’t attract those who flee the higher risk areas. The last thing we want to do is import dormant risk.


Jorge Estrada

The trail of a well feed chicken has the same etchings.


sloweb

Do you mean chicken or well fed troll? I guess they are the same.