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.
|||Date of Confirmed Case||Age Group||Gender|
|1644||10/21/20||0's (birth to 9)||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.
- 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||Description||Total (Cumulative)|
|Diagnosed with COVID-19 (Confirmed)||1,645|
|||COVID-19 Congregate Care Setting *|
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
|10/15/20 to 10/21/20||Diagnosed with COVID-19 in Past 7 Days||144|
|10/15/20 to 10/21/20||Hospitalized||8|
|10/15/20 to 10/21/20||Deaths in Past 7 Days||1|
^ 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
- Diagnosed with COVID-19 (Confirmed):
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.
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.
- 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
COVID-19 Diagnostic (Viral) Laboratory Tests, Thurston County Residents
|Time Period||Total Number of COVID-19 Laboratory Tests|
|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.
- Each week we provide an update on COVID-19 that includes local data.
- Weekly zip code map for Thurston County.
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)|
|Week 31 (10/5 - 10/11)||116||1,445|
|Week 32 (10/12 - 10/18)||148||1,593|
Totals by Age and Gender
|19 and Younger||16%||257 cases||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|
Note: Percent may not add to total due to rounding.
|As of 10/21/20||Total Confirmed Cases by Gender|
Note: Percent may not add to total due to rounding.
Data by Race and Ethnicity
Data for Facility OutbreaksDetailed Local Data