On Sept. 8, we confirmed 21 new COVID-19 cases and 1 new death: A man in his 80s from Graham with underlying health conditions.
Our totals are 6,983 cases and 156 deaths.
We have reported 545 cases in the last 14 days. Our 14-day case rate per 100,000 is 60.3. Our average cases per day over the last 14 days as of yesterday is 38.9.
With the 6-day data lag, our case rate is at 66.5 per 100,000. The data lag helps to ensure accuracy and is a required element of Safe Start metrics for movement into phases and other re-opening requirements, such a schools.
The 20-39 age group has the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 39.3% 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.
The lower case numbers recently are good news. Let’s stay the course! Keep it small when it comes to gatherings. It’s one way you can show you care and help to drive our COVID-19 rates down.