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Thursday, November 30, 2023
Nov. 30, 2023

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Clark County COVID-19 rate drifted up this week

By , Columbian staff reporter

The Clark County COVID-19 case rate rose slightly this week, with a seven day case rate, measuring new cases per 100,000 people, of 46.7 Thursday, up from 42.9 as of Feb. 23.

Clark County Public Health reported 222 new cases, bringing totals to 112,051 to date. One new death was reported, bringing the county’s total to 1,047.

Local hospitals remain near capacity with 95 percent of hospital beds occupied and 94.2 percent of intensive care beds occupied as of Thursday.

Patients with or suspected of having COVID-19 occupied 17.9 percent of hospital beds and 15.4 percent of ICU beds this week.

Hospitals were treating 86 patients with or suspected of having COVID-19 as of Thursday, down from 101 as of Feb. 23.

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