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Coronavirus: Tests are up, positive results down

Series: Coronavirus | Story 245

Last updated 7/29/2020 at 12:34pm

Snohomish Health District

The Snohomish Health District has released its weekly report, which provides a more detailed analysis of cases in Snohomish County from the prior week.

Snohomish Health District

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.


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