Coronavirus

Courtesy of the Kitsap Public Health District

Health District confirms 28 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

Over the past 2 weeks, the county’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents is 45.9

 

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Initial unemployment claims fall after spike the previous week

Initial unemployment claims came back to Earth Oct. 11-17 after a spike the prior week. Kitsap County recorded 417 new initial claims, down from 585… Continue reading

 

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Unemployment fell in Kitsap County to 6.8 percent in September

Kitsap County had one of the lowest rates of unemployment in Western Washington at the end of September. At 6.8 percent, Kitsap was second only… Continue reading

 

COVID cases climbing statewide; tips on gatherings

Coronavirus activity in Washington state is increasing again. After a dip in mid-September likely owing to a relative lack of testing due to wildfire smoke… Continue reading

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Initial jobless claims take huge drop

Initial unemployment claims continued to fall locally and statewide as the calendar flipped to October. Kitsap County recorded 369 new initial claims for the week… Continue reading

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Despite uptick, Inslee cuts back on restrictions

Even though COVID-19 cases are going up in Kitsap and other counties, Gov. Jay Inslee said at a news conference Tuesday that he is relaxing… Continue reading

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Initial claims in Kitsap, state fall in final full week of September

Unemployment claims were down both locally and statewide during the final full week of September. During the week of Sept. 20-26, the most recent week… Continue reading

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Kitsap’s COVID Response Fund brings in $450,000

Kitsap’s COVID Response Fund brings in $450,000

Unity in Community, Kitsap’s COVID-19 Response Fund, has brought in about $450,000 since its inception a little more than six months ago. That amount includes… Continue reading

Kitsap’s COVID Response Fund brings in $450,000
Initial claims flat in Kitsap, state begins paying LWA benefits

Initial claims flat in Kitsap, state begins paying LWA benefits

Initial unemployment claims remained flat through the end of the week of Sept. 19. In Kitsap County, there were 512 initial claims, a number nearly… Continue reading

Initial claims flat in Kitsap, state begins paying LWA benefits
State economy gains jobs in August

State economy gains jobs in August

The Evergreen State’s economy had another positive month of job gains and industry expansion in August as the seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate dipped yet again.… Continue reading

State economy gains jobs in August
Health District investigating 4 CHI Franciscan employees with COVID-19

Health District investigating 4 CHI Franciscan employees with COVID-19

Cases came from 2 Kitsap facilities and are not related to initial St. Michael outbreak

Health District investigating 4 CHI Franciscan employees with COVID-19
Health District confirms 7 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap
Health District confirms 7 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap
9 new COVID-19 cases confirmed by health district

9 new COVID-19 cases confirmed by health district

Total number of positive cases since March is 1,116

9 new COVID-19 cases confirmed by health district
Health District: 3 COVID-19 deaths linked to hospital outbreak

Health District: 3 COVID-19 deaths linked to hospital outbreak

2 of the deaths were Kitsap residents with ‘underlying health conditions’

Health District: 3 COVID-19 deaths linked to hospital outbreak
Initial unemployment claims rise in Kitsap, Washington state
Initial unemployment claims rise in Kitsap, Washington state
2 more COVID-19 related deaths confirmed by health district
2 more COVID-19 related deaths confirmed by health district
Health District confirms 6 new COVID-19 cases in Kitsap County

Health District confirms 6 new COVID-19 cases in Kitsap County

St. Michael hospital outbreak now at 73 virus cases, 46 staff, 24 patients, 3 others

Health District confirms 6 new COVID-19 cases in Kitsap County
Bainbridge running back Alex Ledbetter tries to break away from the pile during the Spartans’ 2018 opener against North Kitsap. (File photo)

A look back at some great Week 1 local prep gridiron games

Under normal circumstances, tonight fans would have gathered at high school stadiums all over Kitsap County to celebrate the beginning of the 2020 fall season… Continue reading

Bainbridge running back Alex Ledbetter tries to break away from the pile during the Spartans’ 2018 opener against North Kitsap. (File photo)

Teachers take on challenge of online instruction this year

Whether it’s their first or 30th year teaching, educators in the Bainbridge Island School District were embarking on the same new journey as school resumed… Continue reading

Health District confirms 8 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County

Health District confirms 8 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County

On Wednesday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed eight new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total of positive cases to 1,028 since March.… Continue reading

Health District confirms 8 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County