Grays Harbor County reached 58 COVID cases in July, 98 total

  • Mon Aug 3rd, 2020 3:30pm
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Grays Harbor County Public Health reported three new cases of COVID-19 Monday, all attributed to July, ending the month with 58 confirmed cases for the month and 98 since February. As of noon Monday, none were reported the first few days of August.

In Pacific County, six new positive cases were reported Saturday, bringing the county total to 40.

As of Monday, there were 21 active — still under isolation or quarantine — cases in Grays Harbor County. In total, the case count in Grays Harbor stands at 98, with one death. A second death under investigation was determined to have been due to causes other than COVID-19, officials said Friday.

The total COVID cases in Grays Harbor County are evenly split between males and females, 49 each. The majority of cases, 41, have been in people in the 20- to 39-year-old range, followed by 28 in the 40- to 59-year-old range and 18 in those age 60-79.

According to the state Department of Health, as of Saturday there have been 11 Covid-related hospitalizations in the county since the pandemic began. Of the 3,963 tests administered, 2.4% have returned positive.

Pacific County

Pacific County Health and Human Services received notice of six positive cases of COVID-19 in Pacific County, the agency reported Saturday. These positive cases are in addition to the 34 previously reported cases for a total of 40.

According to Public Health, there are currently 15 active cases being monitored by public health nurses, 13 confirmed cases and two probable cases. Of the six new reported cases, four are north county residents and two cases are south county residents.

Four cases are close contacts of individuals previously disclosed as positive cases. Two cases are 0-19 years old. Two cases are 20-39 years old. One case is 60-79 years old, and one case is 80-plus years old. All cases are isolating at home, according to the agency statement.

According to the state Department of Health, as of Saturday, Pacific County has had three hospitalizations and of the 1,524 tests administered, 2.6% have returned positive.

Up to date information and guidance is available on the Pacific County Public Health and Human Services Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/PacificCountyPublicHealthHumanServices/, and on the agency website at www.pacificcountycovid19.com.