New COVID-19 infection found in mid-county area

Posted 4/15/21

A woman in her 50s has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Jefferson County Public Health.

The woman is a resident of the mid-county area.

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New COVID-19 infection found in mid-county area

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A woman in her 50s has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Jefferson County Public Health.

The woman is a resident of the mid-county area.

The new confirmed case of the coronavirus pushed the total number of COVID-19 infections in Jefferson County to 363 Wednesday.

Public health officials said COVID-19 test results were still pending for 33 residents, and seven people remain in isolation for potential COVID contacts.

According to Jefferson County Public Health, a total of 21,740 tests have been administered for the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic through April 14, and 21,344 tests have come back negative.

Through Wednesday, 161 COVID cases have been found in Port Townsend residents; 165 in mid-county residents; and 37 in south county (Quilcene, Brinnon, and West Jefferson).

Based on gender, 187 males have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic in Jefferson County, and 176 females have tested positive.

A total of 26 residents have been hospitalized for the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, and two deaths have been linked to COVID-19.

County health officials reported that 344 people have recovered from COVID-19.

People are considered "recovered" at 28 days from the onset of symptoms if they are alive and not hospitalized, according to the state Department of Health.

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