Clark County Public Health reported the lowest weekend total for positive COVID-19 cases in 2021 — 62 probable and confirmed cases for an average of less than 21 cases per day since Friday.
On Monday, the agency reported 54 cases confirmed by molecular (PCR) testing, for a total of 24,400, and eight probable cases identified by antigen testing, for a total of 1,536 in the first update since Friday. No new deaths were reported over the weekend. The county’s death toll is at 284 since the first deaths were reported in early March 2020. Five deaths were reported last week.
The June 21 report, which included four days of cases due to the holiday weekend, included 111 cases; June 14 saw 116 cases; and June 7 saw 161.
Clark County averaged about 24.4 cases per day last week.
Public Health said Monday that there are currently 166 active COVID-19 cases — confirmed and probable cases still in their isolation period — in the county, down from 184 on Friday
There are 21 people hospitalized for COVID-19, along with one person waiting on a test. On Friday, Public Health said 23 people were hospitalized, with one person waiting on test results.
Currently, licensed hospital beds are 75.3 percent occupied in Clark County, with ICU beds at 80.3 percent. Some 3.8 percent of licensed hospital beds in Clark County are occupied by COVID-19 patients.
According to the Washington State Department of Health, the state has seen 450,404 probable and confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began. As of Saturday, the death toll in the state was at 5,902. Some 7.5 million tests have been given and more than 7.7 million vaccine doses have been administered.