On Wednesday, the Kitsap Public Health District announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had confirmed that an adult Kitsap County resident with underlying health conditions had indeed died from complications associated with COVID-19 back in March, marking three COVID-19 related deaths in Kitsap County.
According to a health district press release, the CDC completed postmortem testing at the request of the Kitsap County Coroner’s Office. The health district stated they would not be releasing any additional details about the individual in accordance with federal law, to protect the patient’s private health information. The other two Kitsap County COVID-19 deaths were reported in April.
The health district reported 38 active cases of COVID-19 throughout the county Wednesday, with the total number of confirmed infections now sitting at 332 and a positive test rate of just over 2 percent.
A total of 14,503 residents have tested negative for COVID-19. So far, 74 cases of COVID-19 have been reported by the health district in July. Of the 332 cases, 17 have been reported on Bainbridge Island, 91 in Bremerton, 92 in Central Kitsap, 58 in North Kitsap and 74 in South Kitsap.
The age breakdown for confirmed cases is as follows:
0 – 19: 24
20 – 29: 67
30 – 39: 49
40 – 49: 44
50 – 59: 59
60 – 69: 34
70 – 79: 23
80 and older: 15