Jefferson County health officials reported three new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Wednesday.
The new cases pushed the total number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Jefferson County to …
Jefferson County health officials reported that three new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Wednesday.
The new cases pushed the total number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Jefferson County to 564.
Jefferson County Public Health does not provide information on individual cases, but a review of updated case reports — compared to case information date earlier — indicate the new infections involve three women; two from Port Townsend and one from the west county area.
One of the new cases was a woman in her 50s, another was in her 60s, and the other, in her 70s.
Test results came back for 56 residents Wednesday.
A total of 34 residents were still in isolation Wednesday due to potential COVID-19 contact.
Six test results are still pending, according to Jefferson County Public Health.
There have been 27,599 tests for COVID-19 in Jefferson County since the start of the pandemic, and 27,029 have resulted in negative results.
In Jefferson County, 466 people have recovered from COVID-19 and 40 people have been hospitalized for the disease. (People are considered "recovered" at 28 days from the onset of symptoms if they are alive and not hospitalized, according to the state Department of Health.)
A total of 40 residents have been hospitalized due to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.
Four deaths of Jefferson County residents have been linked to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.
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