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Clark County COVID-19 activity rate up; nine deaths reported

By , Columbian Metro Editor

Clark County’s COVID-19 case rate rose but hospitalization rate fell this week in the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Nine deaths were reported.

There were 165 additional COVID-19 cases reported since the last update, for a total of 113,295 since the pandemic began. The nine deaths brings the county’s total to 1,095, according to Public Health data.

The new cases put Clark County’s case rate at 39.1 cases per 100,000 over seven days, up from 38.7 last week. Hospitalizations fell, with an admission rate of 3.6 per 100,000 over seven days, down from 6.6 last week, Public Health data showed.

As of this week, Public Health reported that 14 percent of hospital beds and 8.5 percent of ICU beds were occupied by people with or suspected of having COVID-19.

There were 35 hospital beds occupied by COVID-19 patients and 32 beds occupied by those suspected of having COVID-19, according to Public Health data.

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