COVID-19: Total positive cases since March reaches 5,000 in SLO County
–The County of San Luis Obispo reported 66 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total number of positive cases diagnosed in the county to 5,038 since March.
San Luis Obispo County continues to move closer to the Purple “Widespread” tier, which is more restrictive, on the state’s re-opening criteria.
Today we reached a milestone we never wanted to reach – 5,000 cases. We’ve been fortunate that many have been mild, but as we see cases rise across the globe — we know that’s not a given. Stay vigilant, #SLOCounty, and continue to #SLOtheSpread. https://t.co/L5icqJJj4D
— SLO Public Health (@SLOPublicHealth) November 13, 2020
All residents are reminded to take protective actions to limit the spread of COVID-19: wear a face-covering in public, maintain six feet of distance from others outside your household, stay in SLO County (avoid traveling outside of the county), and wash your hands frequently.
For updates on COVID-19 in SLO County, visit ReadySLO.org or call the recorded Public Health Information Line at (805) 788-2903. A staffed phone assistance center at (805) 543-2444 is available Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to assist with COVID-19 questions.