Another Whatcom COVID-related death reported by state — county’s 11th in past 10 days

The Bellingham Herald

Another Whatcom County resident’s death has been linked to COVID-19 — the county’s 11th coronavirus-related death reported in the past 10 days. Whatcom has now had 165 COVID-related deaths during the pandemic, according to Washington State Department of Health’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard on Wednesday, Nov. 3 The death reported Wednesday was for a resident who first tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 3, The Bellingham Herald’s analysis of the state’s epidemiological data showed. It represents the 10th epidemiological deaths the county has seen in October and increased the county’s total number of deaths since Aug. 1 to 53, The Herald found.

Before the four deaths reported this week, there were 47 COVID-related deaths in unvaccinated or partially vaccinated Whatcom County residents between Feb. 1 and Oct. 23, including 20 since Aug. 15, according to The Herald’s analysis of data released last week by the Whatcom County Health Department. For comparison, there were 16 deaths of fully vaccinated residents between Feb. 1 and Oct. 23, including 14 since Aug. 15.


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