As of October 26, Whatcom County had a total of 1,577 confirmed cases of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic and 50 deaths, according to the Washington State Department of Health. Fifty-three of those cases were diagnosed in the past week. The Ferndale school distrct area had the highest rate of new cases in the past two weeks, with 81 per 100,000 people. Blaine had a rate of 34 per 100,000. In total, 108 people have been hospitalized with the virus in Whatcom County and three in the past week. Washington state has had 104,027 total confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic, with 4,877 of those coming in the past week, and 2,337 with the virus have died as of October 26. Learn more at the Washington State Department of Health’s Covid-19 data dashboard at bit.ly/37uiCT2.
Image courtesy of the Whatcom County Health Department