Health District confirms 12 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

Countywide total of positive cases since March is 954

On Tuesday, the Kitsap Public Health District reported 12 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total of positive cases to 954 since March.

A total of 83 cases are considered “active” by the district, meaning they are “confirmed and probable COVID cases … participating in daily monitoring.” Another 228 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 nine people in Kitsap County have had COVID-19 associated deaths, six of whom have been confirmed since late July, according to the health district. The seven-day average for the percentage of positive cases is nearly 5 percent. The district is currently not reporting total negative tests due to technical difficulties from the state Department of Health.

In July, 422 infections were confirmed by the health district -more that month than all the other months combined. So far in August, 256 cases have been confirmed.

Of the 954 total cases, 26 have been reported on Bainbridge Island, 301 in Bremerton, 233 in Central Kitsap, 165 in North Kitsap and 229 in South Kitsap.

The age breakdown for confirmed positive cases per 100,000 residents in each age category in the past 30 days are as follows:

0 – 9: 62 (5%)

10 – 19: 104 (9%)

20 – 29: 255 (25%)

30 – 39: 199 (16%)

40 – 49: 216 (17%)

50 – 59: 128 (13%)

60 – 69: 68 (7%)

70 – 79: 90 (6%)

80 and older: 44 (2%)

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