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

32 cases are considered “active” with 225 “active contacts”

On Tuesday, the Kitsap Public Health District reported 19 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total of positive cases to 842 since March.

A total of 32 cases are considered “active” by the district, meaning they are “confirmed and probable COVID cases … participating in daily monitoring.” Another 225 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 seven people in Kitsap County have had COVID-19 associated deaths, four of which have been confirmed since late July, according to the health district. The health district is currently not reporting total negative tests or the percent of positive 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, 144 cases have been confirmed.

Of the 842 total cases, 25 have been reported on Bainbridge Island, 277 in Bremerton, 211 in Central Kitsap, 150 in North Kitsap and 179 in South Kitsap.

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

0 – 9: 97

10 – 19: 111

20 – 29: 316

30 – 39: 213

40 – 49: 168

50 – 59: 103

60 – 69: 68

70 – 79: 78

80 and older: 44

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