Four more COVID-19 infections found in Port Townsend

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Posted 7/23/21

Jefferson County public health officials reported four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Port Townsend Friday.

The additional infections pushed the total number of confirmed coronavirus …

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Four more COVID-19 infections found in Port Townsend

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Jefferson County public health officials reported four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Port Townsend Friday.

The additional infections pushed the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Jefferson County to 483 on Friday, July 23.

Jefferson County Public Health does not provide information on individual cases, but a review of updated case reports — compared to case information reported earlier — indicate the new infections involve three males and one female.

Two of the new cases of coronavirus were found in residents under the age of 20, while the other confirmed tests of COVID-19 were found in a resident in their 20s, and one in their 40s.

A total of 13 residents were still in isolation Friday due to potential COVID-19 contact.

Test results are pending for another four residents.

There have been 26,478 tests for COVID-19 in Jefferson County since the start of the pandemic, and 25,991 have resulted in negative results.

In Jefferson County, 444 people have recovered from COVID-19 and 34 people have been hospitalized for the disease. 

Four deaths of Jefferson County residents have been linked to COVID-19.

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Marge Samuelson

The Peninsula Daily News reported this today about the four people in JC "All new Jefferson County cases continue to be among the unvaccinated." Thank you PDN!

Saturday, July 24
Tom Camfield

"In Jefferson County, 444 people have recovered from COVID-19 and 34 people have been hospitalized for the disease. Four deaths of Jefferson County residents have been linked to COVID-19." Sort of like making a run at the craps table and pushing one's luck.

Tuesday, July 27