Submitted by Lewis County Public Health & Social Services

Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) announced on July 30 that seven more Lewis County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of Lewis County residents who have tested positive to 180 since the first case was reported on March 4, 2020

One of these seven new patients is under age 10, two are in their 20s, two are in their 30s, and two are in their 50s. None of these seven are hospitalized today.

Three patients live in Commissioner District #1, and one lives in District #2, and three live in District #3. New case totals by County Commissioner district are:

Cases               Recovered

District 1…………. 74……………. 25

District 2…………. 71……………. 19

District 3…………. 35……………… 7

Twenty of the 180 total cases have been hospitalized at some time in their illness. Three of the 180 have died. Fifty-one of the 180 are considered recovered under the current definition of being alive and not hospitalized 28 days after symptoms began.

To date 5,814 Lewis County residents have been tested for COVID-19, an increase of 83 tests from the previous day. 180 residents (3.1%) have tested positive.

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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