Four new COVID-19 infections discovered in Port Townsend

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Posted 7/30/21

Jefferson County public health officials reported four new cases of COVID-19 in Port Townsend Friday.

The new infections pushed the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Jefferson County …

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Four new COVID-19 infections discovered in Port Townsend

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Jefferson County public health officials reported four new cases of COVID-19 in Port Townsend Friday.

The new infections pushed the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Jefferson County to 512 on Friday, July 30.

Jefferson County Public Health does not provide information on individual cases, but a review of updated case reports — compared to case information reported earlier — indicate the new infections involve three males and one female.

Two of the new cases of coronavirus were found in residents under the age of 20, while the other confirmed tests of COVID-19 were found in a resident in their 20s, and one in their 60s.

A total of 34 residents were still in isolation Friday due to potential COVID-19 contact.

Test results are pending for another four residents.

There have been 26,873 tests for COVID-19 in Jefferson County since the start of the pandemic, and 26,357 have resulted in negative results.

In Jefferson County, 452 people have recovered from COVID-19 and 37 people have been hospitalized for the disease. 

Four deaths of Jefferson County residents have been linked to COVID-19.

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Dage Corvish

Any uptick in vaccination rate?

Saturday, July 31