Whatcom sees 2 more COVID-related deaths and weekly infection rate among unvaccinated rise

The Bellingham Herald

Whatcom County’s weekly COVID-19 infection rate among its unvaccinated and partially vaccinated residents continued to grow during the week of Oct. 17, the latest data showed, and both deaths reported that week were among residents not fully vaccinated. During the week of Oct. 17-23, Whatcom County saw 350 COVID cases among residents who were not fully vaccinated, according to data released by the Whatcom County Health Department on Friday, Oct. 22. Based on data previously released by the Washington State Department of Health, 137,736 Whatcom residents were fully vaccinated as of Oct. 17.

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