San Luis Obispo County COVID-19 case rates continue to fall

May 20, 2021

The average number of COVID-19 cases in San Luis Obispo County is the lowest it has been in nearly a year — just three a day per 100,000 residents, according to California Case Statistics.

During the past seven days, SLO County reported 60 new coronavirus cases. The state recently determined some reported cases were duplicates, leading to a reduction in total case numbers.

As of Wednesday afternoon, 21,234 people in SLO County have tested positive for the virus and 261 have died. There is one SLO County resident in the hospital receiving treatment for the virus.

Cases by area:

  • Paso Robles – 4,158
  • San Luis Obispo – 4,020
  • California Men’s Colony (inmates) – 2,380
  • Atascadero – 2,031
  • Nipomo – 1,569
  • Arroyo Grande – 1,490
  • Grover Beach – 885
  • Oceano – 692
  • Cal Poly (campus residents) – 652
  • Templeton – 644
  • San Miguel – 520
  • Los Osos – 496
  • Morro Bay – 441
  • Pismo Beach – 342
  • Atascadero State Hospital (patients) – 188
  • Cambria – 180
  • Santa Margarita – 150
  • Shandon – 140
  • Creston – 89
  • Cayucos – 71
  • Avila Beach – 30
  • San Simeon – 20
  • Bradley – 7

There have been 3,772,859 positive cases, and 62,763 deaths in California.

More than 33,802,324 U.S. residents have tested positive for the virus, and 601,949 have died.

In addition, the number of people infected with the virus worldwide continues to increase: 165,576,656 cases with 3,432,033 dead.

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mazin

601,949 Americans dead, 3,432,033 worldwide, both undercounts, let that sink in


isoslo

Probably best to stay home and not risk going anywhere…and don’t forget to triple mask.


derasmus

LOL!!


commonsenseguy

Who stated they’re both undercounts? Fauci and the W.H.O.? A couple of sources that really dropped the ball, and still haven’t been held accountable for their complete incompetence and the millions of deaths they’re responsible for. What is the death toll in the U.S. and the rest of the world related to the average flu? Where’s the morbid death numbers on this?


Michael Stove

The WHO has said, along with multiple other epidemiologist organizations in the past, that the death rate is likely much higher than has officially been reported for a myriad of logistical, medical, and social reasons. See below for a recent article.


https://www.reuters.com/world/covid-19-death-tolls-are-likely-significant-undercount-who-says-2021-05-21/


The CDC estimates that an average of 36,000 people died of the flu each year over the past decade. The worst recent flu season was 2017-2018, when 61,000 people died from the flu.


https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/burden/index.html#:~:text=While%20the%20impact%20of%20flu,61%2C000%20deaths%20annually%20since%202010.


Covid is much deadlier and easier to spread, which is why the flu numbers are so much lower.


derasmus

Stop pouring cold water on positive news.


Negative, negative, negative…


commonsenseguy

Interesting. “The state recently determined some reported cases were duplicates”. What? if you multiply that by every county in this nation that would be a dramatic drop in the count. This has been questionable from the start.


About three months back I know a family who lost their Grandmother to cancer, She passed from it. She did get COVID-19 last year, but recovered. Recently her husband was contacted by the county saying they wanted reclassify her death as COVID-19 related. Her Husband and family said “Absolutely not”. This calls a lot of things into question.