SLO County could reopen more businesses soon

September 18, 2020

If San Luis Obispo County continues to maintain an average of 19.5 coronavirus cases or less a day for another four days, multiple businesses can either reopen or relax restrictions as the county moves from purple to the red tier.

In California’s red tier, nail salons, movie theaters and gyms can reopen. It also allows for indoor restaurant dining.

After two weeks in the red tier, school districts can reopen K-12 schools. Though in some counties, districts have elected to wait.

During the past four days, SLO County reported 81 new coronavirus cases. Paso Robles leads with 22 new cases, followed by San Luis Obispo with 17.

Of the 3,360 confirmed coronavirus cases in SLO County, 3,129 individuals have recovered, and 27 have died. Of those still suffering from the virus, there are 16 people in the hospital — six in intensive care, and 186 recuperating at home.

Cases by city:

  • Paso Robles — 802
  • San Luis Obispo — 559
  • Atascadero — 360
  • Nipomo — 332
  • CMC inmates — 285
  • Arroyo Grande — 205
  • Grover Beach — 152
  • Templeton — 125
  • San Miguel — 117
  • Oceano — 103
  • Pismo Beach — 56
  • Los Osos — 56
  • Morro Bay — 51
  • Shandon — 34
  • Cambria — 33
  • Santa Margarita — 30
  • Cayucos — 17
  • Creston — 13
  • Cal Poly residents — 8
  • Avila Beach — 7
  • San Simeon — 6
  • Other county cases — 9

As of Friday afternoon, there have been 779,945 positive cases, and 14,912 deaths in California.

Currently, more than 6,925,941 U.S. residents have tested positive for the virus, and 203,171 have died.

In addition, the number of people infected with the virus worldwide continues to increase: 30,698,048 cases with 956,450 dead.

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I wish they would also list current cases per locale, not just accumulated cases. Seems like it would be more useful information.

There are 231 known positives in SLO county right now, Paso has accounted for approximately 23% of cases, so there are still around 53 positives left in Paso, SLO is about 17% of cases so 39 people in SLO are still infected. and so forth. If that helps you any…

The problem with extrapolating this way is that is does not reflect any locale related change in trends. The facts are available without estimating. There is no reason they should not be available.

Some very interesting facts there,, thanks. But…. there is no graph showing current/active cases by locale. There are a couple of nice graphs showing cumulative cases. And there is a graph that shows active – but not one to show active by location. I want to see how my town is doing currently, as I go shopping!