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

San Luis Obispo County is reporting that 2 more county locals who checked positive for COVID-19 have passed away.
Health officials state both were in their 80s and had hidden health conditions. Both also lived at Vineyard Hills Health Center in Templeton, a competent nursing center which has had a break out of the virus among both locals and personnel.
Vineyard Hills has actually had an overall of 3 locals and one former resident all with COVID-19 who have passed away because 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 larger break out. That apparently consists of seclusion of those who are continuous and sick screening.
San Luis Obispo County also reported 45 brand-new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the countys total to 1,689 confirmed cases since July 28.
Thirteen people are hospitalized, including 4 clients who remain in the ICU.
Another 404 people are recuperating in the house and 1,261 individuals have actually recovered.
San Luis Obispo County has actually had a total of eleven deaths credited to COVID-19.
COVID-19 tests are currently offered to the public in Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo, and Morro Bay.
The pop-up screening clinic in Morro Bay will be open just through Wednesday, July 29.
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Health authorities state 476 cases, or about 28% of the countys total, are the result of the client having direct contact with a person who evaluated positive for the infection; 406 cases are associated to neighborhood spread; and, 127 cases are the outcome of travel outside the county. Another 680 cases are still under investigation.
Breakdown of cases by location:

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An additional 31 cases remain in neighborhoods with less than five cases, and the Public Health Department is not recognizing those places. The place of eleven cases is noted as “under examination.”
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