COVID case count rises to 174 in Jefferson County

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Posted 12/4/20

Four new cases of COVID-19 have been found in Jefferson County, public health officials announced late Thursday.

All of the infections were reported in Port Townsend. Two females under the age of …

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COVID case count rises to 174 in Jefferson County

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Four new cases of COVID-19 have been found in Jefferson County, public health officials announced late Thursday.

All of the infections were reported in Port Townsend. Two females under the age of 20, and one male under 20, tested positive for the coronavirus. The fourth case involved a man in his 40s.

The new confirmed cases of COVID-19 increased Jefferson County’s total number of coronavirus cases to 174.

A total of 13,435 COVID tests have been conducted in the county since the start of the pandemic, and negative test results have been returned in 13,219 of those tests.

County health officials said test results are still pending for 42 people, and 17 residents remain in isolation.

A total of 96 people have recovered from the disease through Dec. 3.

Ninety people who have tested positive for COVID-19 have been females, and 84 have been males.

Most of the COVID cases have been linked to Port Townsend residents; 89 in all. Sixty-six cases have been reported in the mid-county area, and 19 in the south county area (Quilcene, Brinnon and West Jefferson).

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