COVID-19 cases in Kitsap County rise to 178

COVID-19 cases in Kitsap County rise to 178

Twelve cases reported in the last two weeks

Four new cases of COVID-19 were added by the Kitsap Public Health District since last Friday, leaving the countywide total at 178 cases, according to the district’s Monday update.

A total of 9,654 residents have tested negative — of those tested, the positive test rate has dropped to below two percent. In the last two weeks a total of 14 cases have been added, a sharp jump compared to the entire month of May which saw 11 cases added.

Of the 178 cases, 12 have been reported on Bainbridge Island, 58 in Bremerton, 30 in Central Kitsap, 37 in North Kitsap and 41 in South Kitsap. Two coronavirus-related deaths have been confirmed by Kitsap Public Health District as well.

The age breakdown for confirmed cases is as follows:

0 – 19: 10

20 – 29: 32

30 – 39: 22

40 – 49: 31

50 – 59: 42

60 – 69: 21

70 – 79: 14

80 and older: 6

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