67 active cases of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap by health district

Positive test rate has recently increased to just over 2.5 percent

On Wednesday, the Kitsap Public Health District announced another increase of confirmed infections of COVID-19 throughout the county, bringing the total number of infections to 442 and the positive test rate has increased to just over 2.5 percent.

A total of 67 cases are considered “active” by KPHD, meaning that they are “confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases … participating in daily monitoring.” Another 299 were categorized as “active contacts” or individuals determined to be close contacts of a lab-confirmed case and are participating in daily monitoring.

A total of three COVID-19 related deaths have been reported by health officials across Kitsap County, one dating back to March and two in April.

A total of 16,557 residents have tested negative for COVID-19. So far, 184 infections have been confirmed by the health district in July.

Of the 442 cases, 17 have been reported on Bainbridge Island, 133 in Bremerton, 126 in Central Kitsap, 76 in North Kitsap and 90 in South Kitsap.

The age breakdown for confirmed cases is as follows:

0 – 19: 46

20 – 29: 104

30 – 39: 76

40 – 49: 57

50 – 59: 70

60 – 69: 42

70 – 79: 31

80 and older: 16

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