On Thursday , the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed 328 new cases in the past week, bringing the countywide total to 19,242 since the pandemic began in March of 2020.
Of the new cases, North Kitsap had 67, and Bainbridge Island 45; 79 were in South Kitsap, 69 in Bremerton; and 68 in Central Kitsap. The health district recently announced they will only be providing weekly updates, not daily.
Over the last week, the county’s case rate per 100,000 residents is 112.4. A total of 246 cases are in their recommended “isolation period” (10 days after first symptoms.) To date, the number of Kitsap County residents who have initiated vaccination is 72.1%.
Of the 19,242 cases, 720 have been reported on Bainbridge Island, 5,191 in Bremerton, 4,260 in Central Kitsap, 2,986 in North Kitsap and 6,075 in South Kitsap. 10 cases have come from “unknown” areas of the county.
There have been 262 COVID-related deaths since the pandemic began and 216 this year. Of the deaths, 100 were ages 80 and older, 64 ages 70-79, 51 ages 60-69, 33 ages 50-59, 11 ages 40-49 and four ages 30-39.