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Local county COVID rates are up significantly

All four local counties: Grant, Okanogan, Lincoln, and Douglas, have seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks.

As of Nov. 10:

Okanogan County has had 1,188 total cases, including 13 deaths. There have been 15 cases in Coulee Dam, five in Elmer City, and 34 in Nespelem. The county has had 33 new cases in the past 14 days, making for an incidence rate of 77.2, up from 37.4 on Oct. 27.

Grant County has had 3,809 total cases; 28 deaths; 15 cases in the Grand Coulee Dam area, nine in Coulee City; and an incidence rate of 279, up from an incidence rate of 220.8 on Oct. 27.

Lincoln County has had 88 total cases; two deaths; 17 new cases in the previous 14 days; an incidence rate of 155.1, up from 45.6 on Oct. 27.

Douglas County had 1,552 total cases, including seven deaths; 139 new cases in the past 14 days; an incidence rate of 320.1, up from 112.8 on Oct. 27.

Washington state as a whole has seen 120,011 total cases, including 2,482 deaths; 10,958 cases in the past 14 days; an incidence rate of 145.2, up from 111.5 on Oct. 27.

Sources: Washington State Department of Health, Washington State Coronavirus Response, Grant County Health District, and Okanogan Public Health, Lincoln County Health Dept., Chelan-Douglas Health District.


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