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Dec. 1, 2023

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Clark County COVID-19 case, hospitalization rates both fall

By , Columbian Metro Editor

Clark County’s COVID-19 case rate and hospitalization rate both fell in the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Four deaths were reported.

Public Health reported 119 additional cases since its last update, for a total of 113,414 since the pandemic began. The additional deaths brings the total number of deaths to 1,099 to date.

The COVID-19 case rate fell to 28 cases per 100,000 over seven days this week, down from 39.1 the previous week. New hospital admissions fell to 3.4 per 100,000 population, down from 3.6 the previous week, according to Public Health data.

Public Health reported that 17.1 percent of Clark County hospital beds and 15.1 percent of ICU beds were occupied by people with or suspected of having COVID-19. There were 32 beds occupied by COVID-19 patients and 47 occupied by people suspected of having the disease.

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