Submitted by Lewis County Public Health & Social Services 

Lewis County Public Health & Social Services (LCPHSS) announced August 3 that two more Lewis County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. In addition, 19 residents who previously tested positive are now considered recovered under the current definition of being alive and not hospitalized 28 days after symptoms began. This brings the total number of Lewis County residents who have tested positive to 198 and the total number considered to be recovered to 70.

One of the new patients is in their 20s, the other is in their 30s. None of these two are hospitalized today. The number who have been hospitalized at some time in their illness remains at 22. Three of the 198 have died.

Both of these two new patients live in County Commissioner District #1. Of the 19 newly considered recovered, six live in District #1, 11 in District #2, and two in District #3. New case totals by Commissioner district are:

                        Cases         Recovered

District 1…………. 83……………. 31

District 2…………. 77……………. 30

District 3…………. 38……………… 9

New data available shows 6,095 Lewis County residents have been tested for COVID-19, an increase of 205 residents over a three-day period. The positive test rate is 3.0 percent.

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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