Press "Enter" to skip to content

Clark County has COVID-19 bounce, adds 16 cases

In a seesaw week of new COVID-19 cases, Clark County bounced upward again, with Clark County Public Health confirming 16 new cases Thursday afternoon.

The county also subtracted one case as the person lived outside the county. That leaves Clark County with 622 confirmed cases and 28 deaths. At least 12,796 people have been tested for the virus in Clark County.

On Monday, Public Health confirmed 32 cases, the second-highest daily report of cases for the county since the pandemic began. On Tuesday, two cases were reported. Another four cases were reported Wednesday.

Two more cases have been connected to Pacific Crest Building Supply employees, but neither are Clark County residents. The Ridgefield cabinet manufacturer has 23 positive cases in its employees, with 14 living in Clark County.

There are 34 employees still waiting on testing or test results, and 97 employees have tested negative.

There are two people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Clark County.

Washington has 24,642 confirmed cases, according to state Department of Health data. The state has 3,773 COVID-19 hospitalizations over the course of the pandemic. There have been 1,190 coronavirus deaths statewide.


Be First to Comment

    Leave a Reply