SLO County Covid cases up 37%, two new deaths

June 1, 2022

By KAREN VELIE

COVID infections have risen 37% during the past week in San Luis Obispo County, which appears to show the rise in new infections slowing, according to data from the SLO County Health Department. New reported cases increased from a daily average of 67 on May 25 to nine on June 1, with two new deaths.

During the past seven days, the county reported 695 SLO County residents officially tested positive for the virus. San Luis Obispo leads with 156 new cases, followed by Paso Robles with 109, Arroyo Grande with 60, Nipomo with 54 and California Men’s Colony with 52.

The number of SLO County residents in hospitals receiving treatment for the virus remains largely unchanged, with 14 currently hospitalized, no one in intensive care.

In SLO County, 55,881 people have tested positive for the virus and 503 have died.

There have been 9,570,383 positive cases, and 91,588 deaths in California.

More than 86,041,848 U.S. residents have tested positive for the virus, and 1,032,118 have died.

In addition, the number of people infected with the virus worldwide continues to increase: 533,279,741 cases with 6,315,141 dead.


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commonsenseguy

The drug addictions and deaths from that epidemic are also increasing weekly. Where’s the numbers on this? Isn’t this also a health issue?


kettle

“Where’s the numbers on this? ” In the article about drugs, this article is about Covid.


commonsenseguy

That’s my point. Where is the “article” on a weekly basis on the deaths and overdoses from the deadly epidemic of drugs. Aren’t those lives and the destruction that epidemic is causing worthy of concern and continual coverage? Or are those deaths in some way acceptable.


commonsenseguy

Please show me that article about drug deaths here recently and locally. I keep looking for it weekly.


kevin rise

Democracy Now every day on our local KCBX talks about fentanyl and drugs statistics daily, and the people to blame and all facts. Ask CCN to submit this in some articles common sense.


saywhat

The article says that “cases have increased from a daily average of 67 to 9 on June 1st”

The correct number is “99 average for the the week ending on June 1st”

Interestingly, the average weekly cases for the week ending April 20th (6 weeks ago when the mask mandate was lifted) was 10 cases. 6 weeks after the mask mandate was lifted, the average cases per week is 10 times greater (from 10 average to 99 average)

The cases reported today were 210 for one day.

These facts were downloaded from the SLO County website.


unusualsuspect

Who is reporting these cases? Where do these facts come from? How is it possible to have that information? I’ve never once reported an illness…


saywhat

I should have said “reported cases”. I’m sure the numbers are much higher because many people don’t report their test results or even know that they are infected.

Here is where you find the facts (if you believe facts)

https://www.slocounty.ca.gov/COVID-19/Data.aspx


unusualsuspect

*Sigh… We’re did THEY get the information? Is there a hotline I’ve missed that people are calling to say “I got Covid”? No, there isn’t. So….where are the entities in charge getting these stats?


unusualsuspect

Doctors, the ones responsible for the other ongoing pharmaceutical epidemic are who were trusting to report cases?