The Washington state Division of Well being reported a report excessive 3,482 new confirmed instances of COVID-19 and 35 deaths Tuesday.
Pierce County reported 343 instances Tuesday and one new dying. Pierce County has a complete of 225 deaths probably attributable to COVID-19 as of Tuesday, in keeping with the Tacoma-Pierce County Well being Division.
Statewide totals from the sickness attributable to the coronavirus are at 151,019 instances and a couple of,690 deaths, up from 147,537 instances and a couple of,655 deaths Monday. Washington’s inhabitants is estimated at about 7.6 million, in keeping with U.S. Census figures from July 2019.
Forty-three individuals had been admitted to Washington state hospitals on Nov. 5, the newest date with full knowledge. Common day by day hospitalizations peaked in early April at 78. Preliminary knowledge exhibits hospitalizations have been rising in November.
On Nov. 13, the newest date with full testing knowledge, 26,311 specimens had been collected statewide, with 9% testing optimistic. The common optimistic take a look at charge for the seven days prior was 8.8%. Greater than 2.9 million checks have been performed in Washington.
The take a look at numbers mirror solely polymerase chain response checks, that are administered whereas the virus is presumably nonetheless lively within the physique.
King County continues to have the very best numbers in Washington, with 40,522 instances and 864 deaths. Pierce County is second, with 15,370 instances, in keeping with the state’s tally. That quantity differs from the Tacoma-Pierce County Well being Division’s tally resulting from lags in reporting knowledge. Yakima County has the second highest variety of deaths at 295.
All counties in Washington have instances. Solely 5 counties have case counts of fewer than 100.
For the previous seven days, Washington had a case charge of 30.Three per 100,000 individuals. The nationwide charge for a similar interval is 52.Three per 100,000, in keeping with the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention. North Dakota has the very best charge in the US, at 158.5. Hawaii is the bottom, at 6.8.
There have been greater than 12.5 million confirmed coronavirus instances and 259,477 deaths from the virus in the US as of Tuesday afternoon, in keeping with Johns Hopkins College. The US has the very best variety of reported instances and deaths of any nation.
Greater than 1.four million individuals have died from the illness worldwide. World instances exceed 59 million.