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Dec. 3, 2023

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Clark County COVID-19 case rate dips this week

By , Columbian staff reporter

The Clark County COVID-19 case rate decreased slightly this week, with a seven-day case rate, measuring new cases per 100,000 people, of 35.7 Thursday, down from 38.5 March 16.

Clark County Public Health reported 343 new COVID-19 cases this week, bringing totals to 112,784 to date. Ten new deaths were reported, bringing the county’s total to 1,072.

Hospitals across the county remain near capacity with 96.8 percent of hospital beds occupied and 93.5 percent of intensive care beds occupied as of Thursday.

Patients with or suspected of having COVID-19 occupied 15.4 percent of hospital beds and 10.9 percent of ICU beds this week.

Hospitals were treating 72 patients with or suspected of having COVID-19 as of Thursday, down from 75 as of March 16.

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