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Covid tests, hospitalizations going up locally

 

Last updated 6/1/2022 at 9:51am

The 7-day hospital admission rate is ticking up in this cumulative graph of admissions in Grant, Okanogan, Lincoln, and Douglas counties. - Source: Washington State Department of Health

With public health agencies now reporting two-week-old covid case rates and home testing widely available, hospital admissions seem a more reliable indicator.

Those are trending up, even locally.

Coulee Medical Center CEO Ramona Hicks told hospital district commissioners Monday that more tests at CMC for COVID-19 are showing its presence, with the positivity rate rising from 10% last Friday to...



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