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Clark County adds four COVID-19 cases, total at 343

Clark County Public Health confirmed four new COVID-19 cases, though no new deaths, Tuesday morning.

The county now has 343 total cases and 21 deaths. There have been at least 3,856 people tested in the county.

Fourteen people are hospitalized in Clark County for coronavirus, according to data from Monday. Five people are in an intensive care unit at either PeaceHealth Southwest or Legacy Salmon Creek medical centers.

The highest cohort of cases have been people in their 40s (66 cases) and people in their 60s (62 cases). Twenty of the 21 deaths have been men or women age 60 and older.

Sixteen men have died from the virus in Clark County, and five women have died.

There are 70 cases associated with long-term care facilities, with 13 cases in skilled nursing facilities, 18 cases in adult family homes and 39 cases in assisted/independent living facilities. The cases are a mixture of staff and residents.

According to state Department of Health data from Sunday, at least 436 people were hospitalized for coronavirus in Washington. And at least 158 people were in an intensive care unit. Washington has a total of 13,686 cases and 765 deaths.

According to the New York Times, Clark County has a rate of 73 confirmed cases per 100,000 people.


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