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Clark County COVID-19 activity rate drops below 100 cases per 100K population

By , Columbian staff writer

Clark County’s COVID-19 activity rate fell below 100 new cases per 100,000 residents for the first time since early October.

The rate decreased from 103.4 cases per 100,000 residents over 14 days on March 9 to 88.8 cases per 100,000 people today.

Clark County Public Health confirmed 30 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday and one new death, a woman older than 80 with underlying health conditions.

The case rate peaked around 474 cases per 100,000 people in January and has been decreasing in recent weeks.

As of a month ago, the case rate stood at 209.8 cases per 100,000 people. Clark County remains a moderate risk county for COVID-19.

The county has a total of 18,843 cases and 232 confirmed and suspected deaths. There are 259 active COVID-19 cases in Clark County. There are 19 people hospitalized for COVID-19 in Clark County and three people hospitalized who are awaiting coronavirus test results.

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