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Clark County COVID-19 Rate Plummets to 77.9 Cases Per 100,000

COVID-19

Vancouver, WA — Clark County Public Health released their latest COVID-19 data, which illustrates a continued drop in the activity rate countywide. It currently stands at 77.9 cases per 100,000 over 14 days.

The statewide face mask mandate officially ended March 12.

Here is this week’s COVID-19 update. The last update was issued March 10. 

Cases

• 1,191 additional cases (confirmed and probable) since last update

• 72,606 confirmed cases to date (+1,181 since last update)

• 14,271 antigen probable cases to date (+10 since last update) 

Washington Department of Health continues to clear a backlog of cases caused by reporting delays during the omicron surge. As a result, some cases added to the total this week may have occurred earlier.

Hospitalizations 

• 96.3% of hospital beds occupied

• 93.6% of ICU beds occupied

• 6.7% of hospital beds occupied by COVID-19 cases and persons under investigation (PUI) for COVID-19 

• 6.4% of ICU beds occupied by COVID-19 cases and PUIs

• 22 COVID-19 cases and 12 PUI hospitalized

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Rates

• COVID-19 activity rate is 77.9 cases per 100,000 over 14 days (Feb. 27-March 12) – down from 135.4 last week

• COVID-19 new hospital admission rate is 6.4 per 100,000 people over 7 days (Feb. 24-March 2) – down from 6.6 last week

Deaths 

• 778 total deaths to date (693 confirmed, 85 suspect)

8 additional confirmed deaths since last update:

• 2 men in their 60s

• 1 man in his 70s

• 5 men 80+ years old

2 additional suspect deaths since last update: 

• 1 woman in her 50s

• 1 woman 80+ years old

You may learn more at the county’s COVID-19 data webpage: https://clark.wa.gov/public-health/covid-19-data 

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