Whatcom County sees sixth COVID-related deaths reported by state since Friday

The Bellingham Herald

Whatcom County had another COVID-related death reported on Tuesday, Oct. 5 — the county’s sixth death linked to the respiratory illness reported since Friday, Oct. 1. Whatcom now has seen 140 COVID-related deaths during the pandemic, according to the Washington State Department of Health’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard. The death was for a person who first tested positive for COVID on Sept. 17, according to the state’s epidemiological data — upping the county’s death total in September to nine, The Bellingham Herald’s analysis shows.

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