The Washington state Division of Well being reported 2,132 new confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 and 16 deaths on Friday.
Pierce County reported 252 circumstances Friday and one new dying. Pierce County has a complete of 224 deaths seemingly attributable to COVID-19 as of Friday, in response to the Tacoma-Pierce County Well being Division.
Statewide totals from the sickness attributable to the coronavirus are at 139,543 circumstances and a couple of,619 deaths, up from 137,411 circumstances and a couple of,603 deaths Thursday. Washington’s inhabitants is estimated at about 7.6 million, in response to U.S. Census figures from July 2019.
Forty folks have been admitted to Washington state hospitals on Nov. 1, the latest date with full knowledge. Common day by day hospitalizations peaked in early April at 78. Preliminary knowledge exhibits hospitalizations have been growing in November.
On Nov. 9, the latest date with full testing knowledge, a record-high 30,575 specimens have been collected statewide, with 8.2% testing optimistic. The common optimistic take a look at fee for the seven days prior was 7.9%. Greater than 2.Eight million exams have been carried out in Washington.
The take a look at numbers mirror solely polymerase chain response exams, that are administered whereas the virus is presumably nonetheless lively within the physique.
King County continues to have the best numbers in Washington, with 37,113 circumstances and 847 deaths. Pierce County is second, with 14,093 circumstances, in response to the state’s tally. That quantity differs from the Tacoma-Pierce County Well being Division’s tally attributable to lags in reporting knowledge. Yakima County has the second highest variety of deaths at 292.
All counties in Washington have circumstances. Six counties have case counts of fewer than 100.
For the previous seven days, Washington had a case fee of 26.6 per 100,000 folks. The nationwide fee for a similar interval is 49.three per 100,000, in response to the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention. North Dakota has the best fee in the USA, at 176.9. Hawaii is the bottom, at 5.1.
There have been greater than 11.Eight million confirmed coronavirus circumstances and 253,943 deaths from the virus in the USA as of Friday afternoon, in response to Johns Hopkins College. The US has the best variety of reported circumstances and deaths of any nation.
Greater than 1.three million folks have died from the illness worldwide. World circumstances exceed 57 million.