Nine New Lewis County COVID-19 Cases Reported

Chehalis, WA – Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) announced today that nine more Lewis County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of Lewis County residents who have tested positive to 173 since the first case was reported on March 4, 2020

One of these nine new patients is under age 10, one is between 10 and 20, two are in their 20s, two are in their 30s, and one each in their 40s, 50s, and 60s. None of these nine are hospitalized today.

Seven patients live in Commissioner District #1, and one each live in Districts #2 and #3. New case totals by County Commissioner district are:

Cases

Recovered

District 1

71

25

District 2

70

19

District 3

32

7

Twenty of the 173 total cases, or about one in nine of the people known to have been infected, have been hospitalized at some time in their illness. Three of the 173 have died. Fifty-one of the 173 are considered recovered under the current definition of being alive and not hospitalized 28 days after symptoms began.

To date 5,731 Lewis County residents have been tested for COVID-19, with 173 (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 29, 2020