COVID-19 Symptom Attestation

As Whatcom schools report additional COVID cases, county sees increase of 59 Wednesday

The Bellingham Herald

Whatcom County saw 59 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported by the Washington State Department of Health dashboard Wednesday, as it closed in on its 5,000th positive test during the pandemic.

Whatcom’s death total remained unchanged, as the state did not report deaths Wednesday, once again citing processing issues and saying a full report of deaths will be made Thursday, Jan. 21.

Overall, Whatcom County has seen 4,939 confirmed cases and 56 related deaths during the pandemic, according to state data as of 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19. That means that 1.1% of the Whatcom residents who have tested positive for COVID during the pandemic have died.

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