COVID-19 update from the Kitsap EOC - October 12, 2020

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COVID-19 Testing Results Update for Kitsap County as of 2 p.m. Oct. 12

View the COVID-19 Risk Assessment Dashboard for the latest data.

New death reported: Kitsap Public Health reported a new COVID-19-associated death for Kitsap County. The community member who died was an older adult with underlying health conditions. With the addition of this case, 16 COVID-19-associated deaths have been reported in the county to date.

DATA UPDATE: The Washington State Department of Health was not able to provide an update Monday for the total number of negative tests administered. Reporting is expected to resume Tuesday.


COVID-19 daily cases


COVID-19 cases on the rise in Kitsap

The rate of new confirmed COVID-19 cases in our county has doubled in the past three weeks, and a substantial number of new cases are being reported every day. Kitsap Public Health is responding to cases linked to care facilities, workplaces, community gatherings, family get-togethers, travel, and other settings. Cases are being reported in all parts of the county.

We need to keep working together to prevent the spread of COVID-19 this fall and winter, so we can protect the health of our community, help schools safely reopen classrooms, and keep our county on track for recovery. This chart shows new COVID-19 cases reported each week in Kitsap by specimen collection date:

cases by week


Protect yourself from seasonal flu

This year it is especially important to get a flu vaccine and take steps to protect yourself from respiratory infections. Health experts warn the presence of both influenza and COVID-19 this fall and winter could increase people’s risk for severe illness and put a strain health care services.

Visit Kitsap Public Health's flu season website for updates and information on where to get the flu vaccine. The vaccine is free for children under 18.


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