Submitted by Lewis County Public Health & Social Services 

Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) announced on July 31 that five more Lewis County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of Lewis County residents who have tested positive to 185 since the first case was reported on March 4, 2020

One of these five new patients is under age 10, one is under age 20, one is in their 20s, and two are in their 30s. None of these five are hospitalized today, however one patient reported earlier this week is now hospitalized.

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

                        Cases         Recovered

District 1…………. 77……………. 25

District 2…………. 73……………. 19

District 3…………. 35……………… 7

Twenty-one of the 185 total cases has been hospitalized at some time in their illness. Three of the 185 have died. Fifty-one of the 185 are considered recovered under the current definition of being alive and not hospitalized 28 days after symptoms began.

To date 5,890 Lewis County residents have been tested for COVID-19, an increase of 76 tests from the previous day. 185 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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