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COVID-19 local stats update

As of Dec. 22, Grant County had reported 6,466 total COVID-19 cases including 73 deaths, eight deaths since Dec. 15. There have been 23 cases in the Grand Coulee Dam area and 39 in the Coulee City area.

As of Dec. 21, the county has had 947 cases in prior 14 days for an incidence rate of 969, down from 1,054 Dec. 15.

The incidence goal is 25 or fewer cases per 100,000 population. Most local counties are seeing rates in the multiple hundreds, as is the state as a whole.

With 15 new cases in the Coulee City area in the last two weeks, that area’s incidence rate is approaching 1,500. The area, including Almira and Hartline, had a Census Bureau population estimate of 1,006 in 2015.

Okanogan County has reported 1,596 total cases. There have been 25 cases in Coulee Dam, up four since Dec. 11; eight in Elmer City; and 39 in Nespelem, up two since last week. The county has had 186 new cases in the past 14 days making for an incidence rate of 435.3, up from 404 Dec. 14.

Lincoln County has seen a total of 224 cases, including three deaths. There have been 19 cases reported in the past 14 days, making for a two-week incidence rate of 173, down from 319 Dec. 14.

Douglas County has reported 2,498 total cases, including seven deaths; 270 new cases in the past 14 days; an incidence rate of 621.7, down from 879.6 Dec 15.

Washington state as a whole has seen 219,584 total cases, including 3,131 deaths; 38,229 cases in the past 14 days; an incidence rate of 506.6, up from 468.4 Dec.15. 

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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