Californians facing stay-at-home orders as coronavirus cases surge

December 2, 2020

California set a record of 18,462 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, making it likely Gov. Gavin Newsom will soon intact a stay-at-home order for all counties in the purple tier, including San Luis Obispo County.

On Monday, Newsom said new orders would be released in the next couple days.

“If these trends continue we’re going to have to take much more dramatic, arguably drastic action,” Newsom said. “If these trends continue, the potential for a stay-at-home order for those areas in the purple is more in line with the stay-at-home order that folks were familiar with at the beginning of the year.”

In San Luis Obispo County, the daily case rate has started to decrease. Even so, the state requires the numbers to fall under 8% for two weeks before a county can move back into the less restrictive red tier.

During the past eight days, SLO County reported 493 new coronavirus cases. Paso Robles leads with 135 new cases, followed by San Luis Obispo with 86 and Nipomo with 42.

Of the 6,378 confirmed coronavirus cases in SLO County, 5,527 individuals have recovered, and 38 have died. Of those still suffering from the virus, there are 13 people in the hospital — one in the intensive care unit, and 794 recuperating at home.

Cases by city:

Paso Robles — 1,552
San Luis Obispo — 1,497
Atascadero — 559
Nipomo — 462
CMC inmates — 295
Arroyo Grande — 372
Cal Poly residents — 251
San Miguel — 212
Grover Beach — 201
Templeton — 190
Oceano — 173
Morro Bay — 104
Los Osos — 115
Pismo Beach — 96
Shandon — 63
Santa Margarita — 50
Cambria — 42
Creston — 32
Ash-patients — 24
Cayucos — 25
Avila Beach — 12
San Simeon — 7
Other county cases where location has not yet been determined — 27

As of Wednesday evening, there have been 1,269,389 positive cases, and 19,433 deaths in California.

Currently, more than 14,313,941 U.S. residents have tested positive for the virus, and 279,865 have died.

In addition, the number of people infected with the virus worldwide continues to increase: 64,844,711 cases with 1,499,346 dead.


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Rambunctious

Our nations leaders never allow a crisis to go to waste….if you think we will get this ground back from government after covid you are wrong….


sbjcl

We need to see the data that justifies closing restaurants, businesses, and schools.


ddc1983

Maybe I’m missing something… but according to the data, it’s private gatherings that contribute the most to the case count increase. So closing businesses and locking us down is only going to force more people to gather in private….


Jorge Estrada

Thankfully there are enough tax dollars to pay stay at home wages, that is if your job is a tax funded employer? Getting the benefit for taxes paid will be at the top of the list next year, oh yes, we’ll need more taxable creations first. Get ready for the hoarders tax, like those who are stashing money in the bank or sit on extra housing not being used, etc. etc. Of course you know that these hoarders are stifling the economy by their addiction to stagnant assets. ha ha Sounds like a joke but not in the other countries that our globalist want to embrace.


shelworth

They already bought that one up, it’s called the “Wealth” tax. They figure out how much you are worth by adding up all your assets and you send in a percentage of that.


copperhead

Remember, do as he says, not as he does.


ddc1983

Not to mention the mayor of San Jose, the mayor of San Francisco, the health officials of Los Angeles… and all the other officials who haven’t been caught yet.


copperhead

Or Austin Texas mayor Steve Adler who posted a video urging residents to stay home – from Cabo. The hypocrisy absolutely kills me.