Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
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COVID-19 Data

Sources of COVID-19 Data

In addition to data provided by the Health Department, sources for data on the COVID-19 pandemic can be found at:


COVID-19 Data for Thurston County


Daily Update on Additional COVID-19 Cases

As of 7/11/20 2:30pm


The following figures provide a daily update of newly diagnosed (confirmed) cases of COVID-19 and the total confirmed cases of COVID-19 for Thurston County residents.

  • An individual is counted as diagnosed with COVID-19, also called a confirmed case, if they had a laboratory (viral) test for COVID-19 and the test was positive for the illness.
  • Totals are updated daily (Monday-Sunday) by 3:00pm. 
As of 7/11/20
Daily Update: Additional COVID-19​​ Confirmed Cases

Date of ​Confirmed Case
​Age Group
​Gender
347
7/11/2020's
Male
348
​7/11/2010's
Male
349
7/11/20
10's
Male
350
7/11/20
40's
Male
​351
​7/11/20
50's
Male
​352
​7/11/20
20's
Male
​353
​7/11/20
20's
Male
354
​7/11/20
20's
Female
​355
​7/11/20
50's
Male

  • The confirmed case counts on this page are the most up-to-date and reflect the current status of the COVID-19 outbreak in Thurston County. The counts may not align with the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) or other data sources.

 

Summary Totals
  • The following provides data about Thurston County residents diagnosed with COVID-19. 
Summary Data for Individuals Diagnosed (Confirmed) with COVID-19, Thurston County Residents 

As of 7/11/20
DescriptionTotal (Cumulative)

Diagnosed with COVID-19 (Confirmed)
355

Deaths *
​5

Hospitalized (Ever)
​39

​Recovered/Recovering
231

Congregate Care Setting Outbreaks^

0 (ongoing)

​2 (total to-date)


* Note: If a death certificate is received showing the final cause of death determination was that COVID-19 did not contribute to or cause the death, figures will be updated to reflect this information. 
^Note: An outbreak involves two or more linked cases of COVID-19. The number of outbreaks reported, does not equal the number of individuals involved.
 

Definitions

  •  Resident:
    • An individual is counted as a resident if they live within the geographic boundaries of Thurston County. People whose permanent residence or address of record is located in Thurston County would be included.

  • Diagnosed with COVID-19 (Confirmed): 
    • An individual is counted as diagnosed with COVID-19, also called a confirmed case, if they had a laboratory (viral) test for COVID-19 and the test was positive for the illness.  

  • Deaths: 
    • An individual is counted as a COVID-19 death if they were diagnosed with COVID-19 and died due to health complications related to the illness.

  • Hospitalized: 
    • An individual is counted as hospitalized if they were hospitalized at any time starting from the day diagnosed with COVID-19 to the day they were released from public health isolation. Individuals who die due to COVID-19 are included in the count, if they were hospitalized while being monitored by Public Health.

  • Recovered/Recovering:
    • An individual diagnosed with COVID-19 is counted as recovered, if they are not hospitalized, and have been released from public health isolation. Individuals who recover from the symptoms of COVID-19 may have ongoing health problems or health problems in the future as a result of the illness. 

  • Public Health Isolation:
    • Isolation means an individual was ill and required to separate themselves from other people to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19 by order of the Thurston County Health Officer. Upon release from isolation, Public Health provides guidance on the current public health actions that should be followed for all residents (e.g. staying home, physical distancing when away from home, handwashing). Public health isolation can last 14 or more days and includes special requirements for health care workers/first responders. 

  • Congregate Care Setting:
    • Includes licensed facilities, such as nursing homes, assisted living, adult family homes, child care centers, schools, homeless shelters, jail, detention and other similar group care or placement settings.


Testing for COVID-19 

  • To be diagnosed with COVID-19, an individual must have a laboratory (viral) test for the illness.  
  • For additional COVID-19 testing data by time period (dates), visit the Case and Testing Data Page.
COVID-19 Diagnostic (Viral) Laboratory Tests, Thurston County Residents
Time Period
​Total Number of COVID-19 Laboratory Tests (cumulative)
​Percent of Tests Positive 
As of 7/9/20
​15,973
2%​
​As of 7/8/20
15,761​2%​
As of 7/7/20
15,427
​2%

Data Source: Washington State Department of Health, COVID-19 Data Dashboard.
Note: "As of" means from the date that the first COVID-19 laboratory test occurred for a Thurston County resident through the date listed. Antibody tests are not included in the total.


Weekly Update
  • Weekly zip code map for Thurston County. 
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Note: Zip codes are based on place of residence for confirmed cases. Some zip codes in Thurston County are post office box (mail only) and are not included as a result.


Total Diagnosed with COVID-19 by Week, Thurston County Residents

​Week (Monday-Sunday)
​Total Diagnosed in Week
​Running Total (cumulative)
​Week 1 (3/9 - 3/15)
4​
​4
​Week 2 (3/16 - 3/22)
6​
10​
​Week 3 (3/23 - 3/29)
​26
​36
Week 4 (3/30 - 4/5)
​31
​67
​Week 5 (4/6 - 4/12)
​13
​80
​Week 6 (4/13 - 4/19)
​12
​92
​Week 7 (4/20 - 4/26)
​8
​100
​Week 8 (4/27 - 5/3)
​12
112​
​Week 9 (5/4 - 5/10)
11
123​
​Week 10 (5/11 - 5/17)
​4
​127
​Week 11 (5/18 - 5/24)
​4
131
​Week 12 (5/25 - 5/31)
​23
​154
​Week 13 (6/1 - 6/7)
​16
​170
​Week 14 (6/8 - 6/14)
​23
193
​Week 15 (6/15 - 6/21)
​26
219
​Week 16 (6/22 - 6/28)
​25
​244
​Week 17 (6/29 - 7/5)
54
298
​Week 18 (7/6 - 7/12)
57
​355 (week not yet complete)


Totals by Age and Gender

As of 7/11/20
​Total Confirmed Cases by Age Group

​Total Confirmed Cases by Age Group
19 and Younger
10%35 case​s
60-69
14%
48 cases​
​20-29
19%
68 cases
​70-79
6%
23 cases
​30-39
14%
51 cases
​80 and Older
5%
17 cases
​40-49
​17%
59 cases​

​50-59
15%
54 cases

Note: Percent may not add to total due to rounding.


As of 7/11/20
Total Confirmed Cases by Gender​
​Female
55%
194 cases
​Male
​45%
161 cases
Note: Percent may not add to total due to rounding.


Data by Race and Ethnicity


Detailed Local Data

Public Health and Social Services Contact Information

  • During business hours call 360-867-2500
    • WA Relay: 711 or 800-833-6388
  • After business hours:
    • Public health emergency call 1-800-986-9050
    • Medical emergency call 911

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