Hospitalizations increasing as Washington reports 832 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths Tuesday – Tacoma News Tribune

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March 23 saw 89 people admitted, the highest number to date during the pandemic.

Pierce County reported 86 new cases Tuesday and one brand-new death. Pierce County had an overall of 104 deaths likely triggered by COVID-19 since Tuesday, according to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.

Fifty-one individuals with confirmed COVID-19 cases were confessed to Washington state health centers on Monday, July 13, the most current date with total data. Its the highest one-day overall since April 10. The existing seven-day rolling average for admittances is 37, the highest because April 25.

The News Tribune BY CRAIG SAILOR.

Statewide totals from the illness triggered by the coronavirus are at 48,575 cases and 1,465 deaths, up from 47,743 cases and 1,453 deaths on Monday.

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Washington state has performed 841,184 coronavirus tests. On July 13, the most recent date for which information is complete, a record high of 18,943 specimens were gathered statewide, with 5.4% screening favorable. That compares with 6,417 specimens and a 3.1% positive rate on June 13; 4,862 specimens and a 6.3% favorable rate on May 13; and 4,185 specimens and an 8.9% positive rate on April 13.

The Washington State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 832 brand-new verified cases of COVID-19 and 12 deaths.

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