On Aug. 27, we confirmed 45 new COVID-19 cases and 1 new death: A man in his 60s from Tacoma with underlying health conditions.
Our totals are 6,556 cases and 146 deaths.
We have reported 733 cases in the last 14 days. Our 14-day case rate per 100,000 is 83.1. Our average cases per day over the last 14 days is 52.4.
The lower case numbers recently are good news. Let’s stay the course! Keep it small when it comes to Labor Day plans and other gatherings. It’s one way you can show you care and help to drive our COVID-19 rates down.
The 20-39 age group has the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 40% in the last two weeks.
See our Safe Start dashboard for testing information and other local data we’re tracking for the governor’s Safe Start Washington Plan.