Whatcom County adds four more COVID-19 cases, as young adults see recent increase

  • Source: Bellingham Herald
  • Published: 09/16/2020 03:18 AM

Four more Whatcom County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, the Washington State Department of Health on Tuesday, Sept. 15, but no new related deaths were reported. Whatcom County now has had 1,208 confirmed cases during the pandemic, according to state Department of Health data as of 11:59 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14. The data also shows Whatcom County has had 94 hospitalizations and completed 55,336 tests in total. The state also reported Monday that Whatcom County has had 40 total related deaths, meaning 3.3% of people diagnosed with the new coronavirus have died. Whatcom’s last death was reported on Monday, Sept. 14. The most recent data from the state’s Risk Assessment Dashboard was reported Tuesday for data as of 11:59 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, and shows Whatcom County missing one of four Phase 2 metrics goals.


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