Third COVID-19 death reported in Grays Harbor County

A third COVID-19-related death was reported Wednesday by Grays Harbor Public Health.

This brings the total deaths in the county to three, one in late July and two in August. No further details were provided by Public Health Wednesday.

The case count Wednesday went up by five to 109 confirmed cases in the county. Four of those new cases were attributed to August, one to July, bringing the July number to 64.

The number of active cases — those under isolation or quarantine — rose from 21 to 23. Current contact investigations rose from 65 Tuesday to 70 Wednesday.

As of Wednesday, 55 of the cases were men, 54 women. The number of positive cases among people age 20-39 rose to 48, while the numbers of 40- to 59-year-olds and 60- to 79-year-olds remained steady at 29 and 19, respectively. The 1- to 19-year-old range accounts for nine cases and 80-plus four cases of the 109.