Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in JeffCo

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Posted 1/25/21

Two new cases of COVID-19 were found in Jefferson County, public health officials reported Friday.

Officials have found 279 COVID-19 cases in the county since the start of the pandemic.

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Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in JeffCo

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Two new cases of COVID-19 were found in Jefferson County, public health officials reported Friday.

Officials have found 279 COVID-19 cases in the county since the start of the pandemic.

The pair of new cases involve a mid-county woman in her 60s, and a mid-county female under the age of 20.

A total of 20 people in Jefferson County were still awaiting COVID-19 test results Friday.

Health officials said 14 people with COVID-19 remain in isolation. 

A total of 220 residents have recovered from COVID through Jan. 22. According to the health department, 22 residents have been hospitalized after getting the coronavirus, and two deaths in Jefferson County have been attributed to the disease. 

Through Jan. 22, a total of 17,046 tests have been administered for the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, and 16,747 tests have come back negative.

Through Friday, 124 COVID cases have been found in Port Townsend residents; 128 in mid-county residents; and 27 in south county (Quilcene, Brinnon, and West Jefferson).

More females than males have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic in Jefferson County; 143 females have been confirmed with the coronavirus, and 136 males.

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