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Clark County COVID-19 infection rate rises

Twelve new deaths counted in latest weekly report

By , Columbian staff reporter
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This week, 331 new COVID-19 cases were reported, bringing county totals to 110,472, according to Clark County Public Health data. Twelve new deaths were reported, bringing county totals to 1,007.

The Clark County COVID-19 activity rate, which measures new cases per 100,000 population over seven days, rose from 42.3 on Jan. 5 to 51.9 as of Thursday.

Clark County hospitals remain near capacity with 96.7 percent of hospital beds and 96.6 percent of intensive care beds occupied. Patients with or suspected of having COVID-19 occupied 11 percent of hospital beds and 10.2 percent of ICU beds this week.

Hospitals were treating 63 patients with or suspected of having COVID-19 as of Thursday.

If you test positive for COVID-19 with an at-home test, health officials ask you report it to the state’s COVID-19 hotline at 1-800-525-0127. For more information on where to schedule a vaccine or booster, visit VaccineFinder.org.

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