SLO County COVID-19 case and hospitalization rates up slightly

October 27, 2021

By KAREN VELIE

For the second week in a row, San Luis Obispo County reported a slight increase in new COVID-19 cases, according to an Oct. 26 health department update.

Over the past four days, newly reported cases increased from a daily average of 37 on Oct. 22 to 42 on Oct. 26. The number of SLO County residents in hospitals receiving treatment for the virus increased 45%, with 16 currently hospitalized, four in intensive care.

Since last Friday, 135 SLO County residents tested positive for the coronavirus. Paso Robles leads with 18 new cases, followed by Arroyo Grande and San Luis Obispo with 15 each, Atascadero with 13 and Nipomo with 11.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 29,184 people in SLO County have tested positive for the virus and 339 have died.

There have been 4,777,317 positive cases, and 71,835 deaths in California.

More than 46,497,719 U.S. residents have tested positive for the virus, and 759,932 have died.

In addition, the number of people infected with the virus worldwide continues to increase: 245,321,425 cases with 4,979,605 dead.


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Zoiebowie

These maniacs already have a form of brain damage with the way they are thinking. Avoiding the free vaccine. Who’s going to notice a difference in their brain functioning.


mazin

Sadly, a 55 year old Templeton High School coach just died of Covid-19.


Zoiebowie

If only there was a safe, simple way to make this go away. Damned if I can figure it out. I’m too busy eliminating common sense from my thinking.


George Dunn

Everyone I know that’s getting it has already been vaccinated.


Tyler Durden

WOW! CDC and international medical community, correct your thinking! Everyone George Dunn knows that’s getting Covid has already been vaccinated. No comment on how long ago or what vaccine or if completely vaccinated. But everyone George knows … blah, blah, blah