Coronavirus: Tests are up, positive results down
Last updated 7/29/2020 at 12:34pm
The Snohomish Health District has released its weekly report, which provides a more detailed analysis of cases in Snohomish County from the prior week.
The most current report for the week ending July 18. There were 35 positive cases in Edmonds, 5% of the total in the county.
The data shows that the number of tests have increased weekly, as have the corresponding positive tests. But the most recent data show a 5.2% positive rate, down from 6.1% during the week of July 5-11.
However, the case rate during the last two-week period (July 5-18) shows 79.8 per 100,000, a marked increase from a low of 21.5 per 100,000 recorded May 24-June 13. The target is less than 25 per 100,000. (The high was 130.9 in March.)
During the lastest two-week period, the highest percentage of positive cases came from the 20-29 age group.