As of November 9, Whatcom County has had a total of 1,737 confirmed cases of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic and 52 deaths, according to the Washington State Department of Health. One hundred of those cases were diagnosed in the past week and one person with the virus died in the past week.
The Ferndale school district had the highest rate of new cases in the past two weeks, with 135 per 100,000 people. Blaine had a rate of 40 per 100,000 in that period. In total, 116 people have been hospitalized with the virus in Whatcom County and seven in the past week.
Washington state has had 120,011 total confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic, with 10,000 of those coming in the past week – about double the rate of new cases from the previous seven-day period. About 2,500 people in Washington with the virus have died as of November 9.
Learn more at the Washington State Department of Health’s Covid-19 data dashboard at bit.ly/37uiCT2.