Is the surge in Coronavirus cases slowing in SLO County?

November 24, 2020

While new coronavirus cases in California surge to more than 17,800 a day, during the past seven days the average number of daily new cases in San Luis Obispo County has remained in the low 70s.

Likely spread through Halloween parties, in early November coronavirus cases in San Luis Obispo and at Cal Poly residence halls surged, throwing the county back into the more restrictive purple tier. With indoor dining shuttered, and thousands of Cal Poly students at home for winter break, the number of daily new cases in SLO County has leveled.

During the past four days, SLO County reported 278 new coronavirus cases. San Luis Obispo leads with 87 new cases, followed by Paso Robles with 77 and both Arroyo Grande and Atascadero with 22.

Of the 5,885 confirmed coronavirus cases in SLO County, 5,009 individuals have recovered, and 35 have died. Of those still suffering from the virus, there are 11 people in the hospital — one in the intensive care unit, and 829 recuperating at home.

Cases by city:

Paso Robles — 1,417
San Luis Obispo — 1,401
Atascadero — 526
Nipomo — 420
CMC inmates — 312
Arroyo Grande — 295
Cal Poly residents — 249
San Miguel — 202
Grover Beach — 201
Templeton — 181
Oceano — 158
Morro Bay — 94
Los Osos — 93
Pismo Beach — 84
Shandon — 61
Santa Margarita — 45
Cambria — 40
Creston — 30
Ash-patients — 23
Cayucos — 24
Avila Beach — 12
San Simeon — 7
Other county cases where location has no yet been determined — 10

As of Friday evening, there have been 1,142,621 positive cases, and 18,790 deaths in California.

Currently, more than 12,941,123 U.S. residents have tested positive for the virus, and 265,826 have died.

In addition, the number of people infected with the virus worldwide continues to increase: 60,072,563 cases with 1,413,684 dead.

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Less flu cases this year because people are actually cognizant of how viruses spread and are being careful. Stop spreading conspiracy theories.

How often are these numbers updated? There are definitely more than 23 patient cases as ASH.

If you add Cal Poly and San Luis Obipo they beat Paso and are number #1, Mayor Harmon should be so proud.

Our head physician, DA, and sherriff all choose to defy logic and keep open many things; Monterey and SB shut down. To blame this on Heidi, is as to Blame Trump, or anyone who acquired this crap and accidentally transmitted it, aside from the Rich, we all suffer TOGETHER, as family, neighbors and citizens. Our county failed us as did many Gov agencies the state through the feds. Maybe one day the rich will care, when those who facilitate their wealth abandon them as they have done us throughout civilization. Czars and scars.

ONE person in ICU with COVID in the whole county…yeah, some pandemic.