SLO County COVID-19 cases up slightly, 3 new deaths

February 19, 2022

By KAREN VELIE

San Luis Obispo County reported three new COVID-19 deaths on Friday, and an increase in new cases from a daily average of 202 on Tuesday to 208 on Friday.

Those who recently succumbed to the virus range in age from their 50s to their 80s. The number of SLO County residents in hospitals receiving treatment for the virus has dropped, with 24 currently hospitalized, four in intensive care.

During the past three days, 734 SLO County residents officially tested positive for the virus. San Luis Obispo leads with 162 new cases, followed by Paso Robles with 126, Atascadero with 63 and Arroyo Grande with 52.

In SLO County, 51,680 people have tested positive for the virus and 432 have died.

There have been 8,885,856 positive cases, and 84,026 deaths in California.

More than 80,024,531 U.S. residents have tested positive for the virus, and 958,300 have died.

In addition, the number of people infected with the virus worldwide continues to increase: 422,268,939 cases with 5,893,439 dead.


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john vaughan

This is what happens when people want their “freedom”. Mandate masks again!


kayaknut

The nerve of some people to want their freedom. Dont they know the government gets to decide who gets freedom and when its given.


saywhat

Last Tuesday, there were 263 new cases (up from 14 the previous day).

On Wednesday, there were 231 new cases.

On Thursday, there were 304 new cases.

On Friday, there were 199 new cases.

These are just the people who were tested at facilities who report.

Everyone could have received 4 free at home test kits by now. No one knows how many of these may have tested positive.

Masks are off. Let’s see what happens now.