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Clark County COVID-19 case rate rises, but new hospitalizations fall

One new death reported in latest data from public health officials

By , Columbian Metro Editor

Clark County’s COVID-19 case rate rose but its new hospital admission rate fell this week in the latest data from Clark County Public Health. One new death was reported.

Public Health reported 81 new cases this week, for a total of 113,745. The additional death brings the total to 1,049 to date.

The seven-day rate of new cases per 100,000 people rose to 17.8 this week, up from 17.4 last week, while the seven day rate of new hospital admissions fell to 1.6 per 100,000, down from 3 per 100,000 last week, according to Public Health data.

Public Health reported that 11.2 percent of hospital beds and 4.1 percent of ICU beds were occupied by people with or suspected of having COVID-19. There were 18 hospital beds occupied by people with COVID-19 and 34 occupied by people suspected of having the disease.

Columbian Metro Editor