Whatcom County saw its smallest reported increase in new COVID-19 cases on the Washington State Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard Wednesday, June 23, with just six more confirmed cases reported. The county also had three COVID-related hospitalizations reported, but no deaths.
The six new cases reported Wednesday were the smallest increase the county has seen since it had just two reported on April 19. Whatcom’s daily average of reported cases decreased to 10.9 over the past week, and that was down from the 12.9 average from one week earlier (June 10-16).
Whatcom County saw its number of confirmed COVID-19 variant cases increase by 120 last week, according to the latest SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing and Variants report by the Washington State Department of Health released Wednesday, but Whatcom still has not had any confirmed cases of the delta variant.