Submitted by Lewis County Public Health & Social Services

Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) announced on July 1 that five more Lewis County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. None have been hospitalized. Two residents are in their 20s, two are in their 30s, and one is in their 60s. Three live in Commissioner District #2, and two in District #3.

This brings the total number of known county residents with positive tests to 77, an increase of 28 cases since Lewis County was approved to enter Phase 3 on June 19.

33 of the 77 Lewis County cases are now considered recovered under the current definition.  Three of the 77 who tested positive have died. There have been 3,388 COVID-19 test results returned in Lewis County with a 2% positive rate.

Positive test cases and recoveries have occurred in all areas of the county. Breaking them down by County Commissioner district shows:

                        Cases         Recovered

District 1…………. 33……………. 18

District 2…………. 31……………… 8

District 3…………. 13……………… 7

People can stay informed by following the Lewis County COVID-19 web page at covid19.lewiscountywa.gov, @LCPHSS on Twitter, or www.facebook.com/lcphss.

In addition, DOH has a call center to answer questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, call 1-800-525-0127 or text 211-211.

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