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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 10/21/20 3:30pm


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 10/21/20
Daily Update: Additional COVID-19​​ Confirmed Cases

Date of ​Confirmed Case
​Age Group
​Gender
1626​
10/21/20​​50's
​Male
​1627
10/21/20​10's
​Female
​1628
10/21/20​20's
​Male
​1629
10/21/20​30's
​Male
​1630
10/21/2080's​​Female
​1631
10/21/2060's​
​Female
​1632
10/21/2010's​​Female
​1633
10/21/2030's​​Male
​1634
10/21/2050's​
​Male
1635​
10/21/2070's​​Female
1636​
10/21/20
​90's
​Male
1637​
10/21/20​80's
​Female
1638​
10/21/2060's​​Male
​1639
10/21/2050's​​Female
​1640
10/21/2080's​
​Female
​1641
10/21/20​80's
​Male
​1642
10/21/2070's​​Female
​1643
10/21/20
80's​
​Female
​1644
10/21/20
0's (birth to 9)​​Female
​1645
10/21/2060's​​Female

  • The confirmed case counts on this page are the most up-to-date and reflect the current status of the COVID-19 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. 
Overall Summary Data for Individuals Diagnosed (Confirmed) with COVID-19, Thurston County Residents 

As of 10/21/20
DescriptionTotal (Cumulative)

Diagnosed with COVID-19 (Confirmed)
1,645

Deaths ^
​22

Hospitalized (Ever)
​113

​Recovered/Recovering
1,256

COVID-19 Congregate Care Setting *

6 (ongoing)

16 (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. Deaths from COVID-19 that occur over a weekend, will be reported the next business day after that weekend.
* Data about ongoing outbreaks are available in the COVID-19 Weekly Update.

Past Week Summary for Individuals Diagnosed (Confirmed) with COVID-19, Thurston County Residents 
Time Period
​Description
Number
10/15/20 to 10/21/20
Diagnosed with COVID-19 in Past 7 Day​s
144
10/15/20 to 10/21/20
Hospitalized8
10/15/20 to 10/21/20
​Deaths in Past 7 Days
1
​10/3/20 to 10/9/20
​Percent of COVID-19 Tests Positive Over a Week *
3.2%

^ Deaths from COVID-19 that occur over a weekend, will be reported the next business day after that weekend.
* State testing metrics changed on 8/25/20. The figure previously showed percent of individuals positive and now shows percent of tests positive, learn more about this change here.

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.
  • Outbreak:
    • An outbreak in a long-term care facility is defined as:
      • One resident or health care worker with confirmed COVID-19, OR
      • One resident with respiratory infection resulting in hospitalization or death, OR
      • Two or more residents or health care workers with new-onset respiratory symptoms consistent with COVID-19 within 72 hours of each other.
    • An outbreak in a non-health care facility is defined as:
      • Two or more confirmed or probable COVID-19 cases with at least one case classified as confirmed, AND
      • At least two of the cases have symptom onset dates within 14 days of each other, AND
      • Plausible epidemiological evidence of transmission in a shared location other than a household is observed. 

Testing for COVID-19
  • To be diagnosed with COVID-19, an individual must have a laboratory (viral) test for the illness.

  • More data on testing can be found at the state COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

 COVID-19 Diagnostic (Viral) Laboratory Tests, Thurston County Residents

​Time Period
Total Number of COVID-19 Laboratory Tests
(cumulative)
​As of 10/19/20
​53,560
​As of 10/18/20
​53,248
​As of 10/17/20
​52,800
​As of 10/15/20
​51,621
​As of 10/14/20
50,881​

Note: 'As of' means from the date the first COVID-19 laboratory test occurred for a Thurston County resident through the date listed. Antibody tests are for past infection and are not included in the total.


Weekly Update
  • Weekly zip code map for Thurston County. 
COVID19_ZipCode_Weekly_Report101920.jpgNote: 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)
80
​378
​Week 19 (7/13 - 7/19) 
107
485​
​Week 20 (7/20 - 7/26)
93
578
​Week 21 (7/27 - 8/2)
​99
677​
​Week 22 (8/3 - 8/9)
​99
776​
​Week 23 (8/10 - 8/16)
​76
​852
​Week 24 (8/17 - 8/23)
​71
923
​Week 25 (8/24 - 8/30)
​69
​992
​Week 26 (8/31 - 9/6)
​50
​1,042
​Week 27 (9/7 - 9/13)
​51
​1,093
​Week 28 (9/14 - 9/20)
​41
1,134​
​Week 29 (9/21 - 9/27)
74
1,208
​Week 30 (9/28 - 10/4)

121

​1,329
​Week 31 (10/5 - 10/11)
​116
1,445
​Week 32 (10/12 - 10/18)
​148
1,593
​Week 33 ( 10/19 - 10/25)
​52 (week not complete)
1,645 (week not complete)


Totals by Age and Gender

As of 10/21/20
​Total Confirmed Cases by Age Group

​Total Confirmed Cases by Age Group
19 and Younger
16%257 case​s
60-69
10%
157 cases​
​20-29
21%
336 cases
​70-79
6%
105 cases
​30-39
16%
256 cases
​80 and Older
3%
78 cases
​40-49
​15%
232 cases​

​50-59
14%
224 cases

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


As of 10/21/20
Total Confirmed Cases by Gender​
​Female
52%
848 cases
​Male
​49%
779 cases
Note: Percent may not add to total due to rounding.


Data by Race and Ethnicity

 


Data for Facility Outbreaks


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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