Covid-19 in Whatcom County, by school district boundaries: February 12


Blaine, Mount Baker and Nooksack Valley school districts increased in Covid-19 cases since last week, while all other school districts decreased in cases, according to Whatcom County Health Department data.

The Blaine school district area had the second highest Covid-19 case rates in the county, at 912. The Nooksack Valley school district area had the highest Covid-19 cases in the county, with 950 cases per 100,000 people. Meridian school district had the lowest case rate at 249 cases per 100,000.

Seven county residents died from Covid-19 in the past reporting week, bringing the virus death toll up to 260 people in Whatcom County. 

On February 22, 20 PeaceHealth patients had either been admitted for Covid-19 or tested positive for Covid-19 after being admitted for another reason.

Children 5-17 years old have the highest Covid-19 transmissions in the county, with 1,191 cases per 100,000 people. 

The health department released its weekly Covid-19 report for February 6 through February 12. Six people died that week: A man in his 40s, a woman in her 60s, a man in his 70s, a woman in her 80s, a man in his 80s and a woman in her 90s. Vaccination status was not provided because of a state data processing issue.

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