Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: January 15

(Ed note: The Whatcom County health department’s Covid-19 data dashboard was missing data and not fully complete by press time. A health department spokesperson told The Northern Light it was …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: January 8

Nearly all Whatcom County school district areas have Covid-19 case rates in the 1,000s, the highest most areas have ever been since the start of the pandemic because of the highly transmissible …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: January 1

Covid-19 case rates continue to dramatically increase in all school district areas in Whatcom County since they first began to rise mid-December.  There have been 112 new Covid-19 cases in …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: December 11

The first Omicron Covid-19 variant was detected in Whatcom County on December 10.  A vaccinated man in his 30s is now isolating after being the first person in the county to test positive for …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: December 4

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: November 27

Covid-19 case rates decreased in all Whatcom County school district areas except for Nooksack Valley. The Blaine school district area decreased from 196 cases per 100,000 people to 175 cases per …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: November 20

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: October 30

Eight people died from Covid-19 in Whatcom County in the past week, increasing the number of deaths to 164, according to the Washington State Department of Health (DOH). The number of deaths makes up …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: October 23

The highest number of people with Covid-19 at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center was reported this week. On October 25, 42 people at the hospital had either been admitted for Covid-19 or tested …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district areas: October 16

The Blaine school district area had the lowest case rate in the county for the second week in a row last week, according to Whatcom County Health Department data. Case rates dropped in all school …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: October 9

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: October 2

As of September 27, 70 percent of people in Whatcom County who are eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine are now fully vaccinated and 5 percent are in the process of getting vaccinated. There are 50,000 …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: September 28

Covid-19 case rates have decreased in all school district areas in Whatcom County in the past week, except for Meridian, which stayed the same. Blaine school district had the second highest case rate …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: September 18

Covid-19 case rates have decreased in all school district areas in Whatcom County in the past week, the first time they’ve done so since Covid-19 cases started increasing in late July due to …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: September 11

Whatcom County has had 13,528 probable and confirmed Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, according to September 13 Washington State Department of Health data. The death toll in Whatcom …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: August 28

Whatcom County has had 658 probable and confirmed Covid-19 cases since last week and 12,388 in total since the start of the pandemic, according to August 31 Washington State Department of Health …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: August 21

Covid-19 cases continue to surge Whatcom County health director Erika Lautenbach said the Covid-19 case and hospitalization surge are not yet over. “Our continuing high cases rates …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: August 14

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center Covid-19 hospitalizations are continuing to increase, with 37 people admitted for Covid-19 on August 17, 12 more than last week. Whatcom County has had 469 …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: August 7

Forty-two cases of the Delta variant have been detected in Whatcom County since the first case was reported early July, according to August 11 Washington State Department of Health (DOH) data. Bev …

Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district: July 31

Thirty-six cases of the Delta variant have been detected in Whatcom County since the first case was reported early July. The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) said in an August 3 press …