San Luis Obispo County is once again mandating the use of facial area coverings in all indoor public places.

The Health Officer Purchase goes into outcome at 12:01 a.m. on September 1, 2021.

It applies to individuals who are unvaccinated as well as individuals who are vaccinated.

At a Tuesday afternoon press convention, County Well being Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein said the COVID-19 surge has ongoing to speed up in the county with 3,543 scenarios claimed in August compared to just 163 scenarios in June.

Sixty-7 San Luis Obispo County citizens are reportedly hospitalized with COVID-19, like 20 patients who are in the ICU.

Dr. Borenstein reported that is the maximum amount of hospitalized COVID-19 people the county has viewed, even surpassing the January peak.

She included that since June 15, 77 percent of the county’s COVID-19 instances have been among men and women who are unvaccinated. She stated 86 per cent of people who have been hospitalized are unvaccinated, and 79 % of these who died had been unvaccinated.

County officers say that when the vaccine is the most successful device from COVID-19, common indoor masking “is the minimum disruptive and most instantly impactful extra measure to suppress the distribute of the virus.”

San Luis Obispo County Public Well being officers on Tuesday claimed 592 new conditions of COVID-19 due to the fact the final report on Friday.

A few supplemental COVID-19 connected deaths were also claimed. SLO County has experienced a total of 284 fatalities attributed to COVID-19.

Because the start off of the pandemic, San Luis Obispo County has recorded a full of 25,729 good cases.

Presently, well being officials say there are 1,703 regarded lively instances in the county.

SLO County currently has 38 certified and staffed ICU beds. Sixteen of those beds are presently occupied, all by COVID-19 people. Four added sufferers are reportedly obtaining care in ICUs outdoors of the county.

Cost-free coronavirus testing is accessible to the general public at the old prepare station in Paso Robles and at the San Luis Obispo Veteran’s Hall. Both areas are open up Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Click below to sign up for an appointment. Wander-ins are also welcome.

Regional urgent cares are also featuring screening, but well being officers say some services have observed an maximize in testing appointments, so contacting forward is encouraged.

To routine an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination, go to myturn.ca.gov. For information on cellular and pop-up vaccine clinics in San Luis Obispo County, click on in this article.

SLO County Community Wellness experiences COVID-19 situation information 2 times a week – on Tuesdays and Fridays.

To discover much more about San Luis Obispo County’s coronavirus reaction, take a look at readyslo.org.