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The County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Officer issued an order this morning that requires bars countywide to close ahead of the Fourth of July weekend to avoid large congregations of individuals in close proximity within a confined space.
As COVID-19 case counts increase in San Luis Obispo County, residents are asked to celebrate Independence Day weekend safely and avoid crowds.
The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that a second SLO County resident has died due to COVID-19. The 94-year-old patient was hospitalized with severe COVID-19 illness for about two weeks.
The County Public Health Department reported 59 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend and Monday in all regions of SLO County. Public Health investigations found the largest increase in cases is attributed to community spread, including cases among people who reported going to bars.
County laboratory can now test up to 300 samples per day for COVID-19
The County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department is expanding its contact tracing team to 24 people, approximately tripling its size, to help in the fight against COVID-19 in local communities.