SLO County’s COVID-19 cases down, 7 new deaths

September 14, 2021

By KAREN VELIE

San Luis Obispo County reported seven new COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, and a decline in new cases from a daily average of 116 to 96.

Those who recently succumbed to the virus range in age from their 50s to their 90s. The number of SLO County residents in hospitals receiving treatment for the virus continues to drop with 41 currently hospitalized, 15 in intensive care.

During the past four days, 303 SLO County residents tested positive for the coronavirus. Paso Robles leads with 77 new cases, followed by San Luis Obispo with 52, Atascadero with 43, Nipomo with 19 and Arroyo Grande with 16.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 27,069 people in SLO County have tested positive for the virus and 301 have died.

There have been 4,513,509 positive cases, and 67,459 deaths in California.

More than 42,288,205 U.S. residents have tested positive for the virus, and 682,341 have died.

In addition, the number of people infected with the virus worldwide continues to increase: 226,672,138 cases with 4,663,045 dead.


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Jorge Estrada

To not point the finger at COVID, what are the totals in SLO County death certificates for the years\, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020? That number would be interesting because it would not blame those who don’t wear seat belts, don’t wear helmets, are obese, diabetic, or just fragile for whatever reason and caught a bad bug. Then again, there is that what if, capital punishment were legal, treason justice was enforced and ignorance was not an excuse again too.


kettle

How do you say you are a Covid denier without saying you are a Covid denier.


“Then again, there is that what if” Whataboutism is a type of logical fallacy that occurs when a person attempts to divert the focus away from the current issue by making a counter-accusation.


AllAboutTheBenjamins

I would love to see some justice on the treasonous capitol attackers and those they serve. the far right has taken up the ignorance banner


AllAboutTheBenjamins

17 people dead in a week nothing to look at here.


slo-to-load

…and the drop in numbers has nothing to do with the new masking mandate, right?


Buchon

Oh, no, no. I attribute the drop to the masking fetishists who voluntarily double and triple mask for the betterment of society.


mazin

If you have not been vaxxed, double the mask when flying with a N95 on the outside on the plane, or get fully vaxxed.