Health District confirms 7 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

Four of them were confirmed in North Kitsap

On Wednesday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed seven new cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total of positive cases to 1,123 since March.

A total of 34 cases are considered “active” by the district, meaning they are “confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases … participating in daily monitoring.” Another 91 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 12 virus-related deaths have been confirmed in Kitsap by the health district since March. The total number of negative tests to date is 34,265. In July, 422 infections were confirmed by the health district -more that month than all others combined since the pandemic began. In August, 311 cases were confirmed.

Of the 1,123 total cases, 38 have been reported on Bainbridge Island, 346 in Bremerton, 279 in Central Kitsap, 182 in North Kitsap and 278 in South Kitsap.

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

0 – 9: 47 (6 percent)

10 – 19: 51 (6 percent)

20 – 29: 143 (19 percent)

30 – 39: 129 (14 percent)

40 – 49: 172 (19 percent)

50 – 59: 114 (16 percent)

60 – 69: 68 (10 percent)

70 – 79: 66 (6 percent)

80 and older: 82 (4 percent)

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