On Oct. 18, we confirmed 108 new COVID-19 cases and 1 new death: a man in his 60s from Tacoma, with underlying health conditions.
Our totals are 9,126 cases and 185 deaths.
We have reported 996 cases in the last 14 days. Our 14-day case rate per 100,000 is 110.4. Our average cases per day over the last 14 days is 71.1.
With the 6-day data lag, our case rate is at 89.5 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 as schools.
The 30-39 age group comprise the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 20.7% of total cases in the past 2 weeks.
Those under 20 make up 11.4% of the total number of cases and 14.6% of cases in the past 2 weeks.
If you have symptoms or may have had contact with someone who has COVID-19, please get tested!
See our Safe Start dashboard for testing information and other local data we’re tracking for the governor’s Safe Start Washington Plan.