Wednesday 6 October – coronavirus cases in Queensland: 0 new locally acquired cases recorded overnight. 3 new overseas acquired cases - 2 detected in hotel quarantine, 1 detected in hospital quarantine. #covid19 pic.twitter.com/bKdXwEySSh
BOOSTERS URGENTLY—Singapore wave spiking so hard that 50% of all hospitalizations & 32% of all #COVID19 deaths are breakthroughs—all while 98% cases asymptomatic or mild & 83% of 🇸🇬 population is 2-dose vaccinated. Vaccines work—but #DeltaVariant is risky! www.moh.gov.sg/news-highlights/details/update-on-local-covid-19-situation_5_October_2021 pic.twitter.com/jRG748tQ9k
Covid vaccinations in the first 5 months among 63 million US Medicare beneficiaries reduced deaths by ~39,000, hospitalizations by 107,000 and ~265,000 fewer cases aspe.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/documents/8d15a6223df12fcb59de1f031adb1eec/aspe-covid-medicare-vaccine-analysis.pdf @HHSGov (and we still have only achieved 84% fully vaccinated of 65+ as of today)
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San Luis Obispo County Public Health officials on Tuesday reported 141 new cases of COVID-19 since the last report on Friday.
Seven new COVID-19 related deaths were also reported.
Health officials say those who died ranged in age from their 50s to 80s.
SLO County has had a total of 331 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
Currently, health officials say 1,273 people are recovering from COVID-19 at home while 21 people are hospitalized, including three patients who are in the ICU.
Since the start of the pandemic, San Luis Obispo County has recorded a total of 28,349 positive cases.
Between June 15 and the end of September, the health department says residents who are not fully vaccinated have made up nearly 77% of all cases, nearly 84% of hospitalizations, and about 78% of deaths.
Health officials say more than 71% of eligible San Luis Obispo County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 64% are fully vaccinated.
Free coronavirus testing is available to the public at the Morro Bay Veterans Memorial Building, the old train station in Paso Robles, the San Luis Obispo Veteran's Hall, and at 1336 Ramona Ave. Unit A in Grover Beach. All four locations are open Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Click here to register for an appointment. A limited number of walk-ins are being accepted.
Local urgent cares and many pharmacies also offer testing, but health officials say some facilities have seen an increase in testing appointments, so calling ahead is encouraged.
SLO County Public Health reports COVID-19 case data twice a week - on Tuesdays and Fridays.
To learn more about San Luis Obispo County's coronavirus response, visit readyslo.org.
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