Eight New Lewis County COVID-19 Cases Reported

Chehalis, WA – Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) announced today that eight more Lewis County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. None of these eight are hospitalized.

Four patients are in their 20s, two are in their 30s, one is in their 40s and one is in their 60s. No additional recoveries were reported.

Six of these patients live in Commissioner District #1. The other two live in District #3. New case totals by County Commissioner district are:

Cases

Recovered

District 1

64

25

District 2

69

19

District 3

30

7

163 Lewis County residents have tested positive since the first case was reported on March 4, 2020. Twenty of the 163 cases, or about one in eight of the people known to have been infected, have been hospitalized at some time in their illness. Three of the 163 have died. Fifty-one of the 163 are considered recovered under the current definition of being alive and not hospitalized 28 days after symptoms began.

To date 5,630 Lewis County residents have been tested for COVID-19, with 163 (3.0%) testing positive.

People can stay informed by following the Lewis County COVID-19 web page at covid19.lewiscountywa.gov, @LCPHSS on Twitter, or www.facebook.com/lcphss.

In addition, DOH has a call center to answer questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, call 1-800-525-0127 or text 211-211.

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Posted: July 27, 2020