SLO County reports deaths of two additional COVID-19 patients – KSBY San Luis Obispo News

San Luis Obispo County is reporting that two more county citizens who tested positive for COVID-19 have died.Health officials state both remained in their 80s and had underlying health conditions. Both also lived at Vineyard Hills Health Center in Templeton, a competent nursing facility which has had an outbreak of the virus among both residents and staff.Vineyard Hills has had a total of 3 residents and one previous local all with COVID-19 who have actually died considering that the start of the pandemic.The Public Health Department says it is dealing with the owner of the facility, Compass Health, to stop the spread of infection and avoid a bigger break out. That reportedly consists of seclusion of those who are sick and ongoing testing.San Luis Obispo County likewise reported 45 brand-new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the countys total to 1,689 verified cases since July 28. Thirteen people are hospitalized, consisting of four patients who are in the ICU.Another 404 individuals are recuperating at house and 1,261 people have recovered.San Luis Obispo County has had an overall of eleven deaths associated to COVID-19. COVID-19 tests are currently readily available to the public in Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo, and Morro Bay.The pop-up testing center in Morro Bay will be open only through Wednesday, July 29. Consultations are required at all areas. Click here to schedule an appointment.Health officials say 476 cases, or about 28% of the countys total, are the outcome of the client having direct contact with a person who checked favorable for the virus; 406 cases are credited to community spread; and, 127 cases are the outcome of travel outside the county. Another 680 cases are still under investigation.Breakdown of cases by area: California Mens Colony inmates – 11An extra 31 cases remain in neighborhoods with fewer than five cases, and the Public Health Department is not recognizing those places. The location of eleven cases is listed as “under investigation.”For more details on the countys COVID-19 reaction, see readyslo.org.

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