Thurston County Reports 702 New COVID-19 Cases, One Death

By Nisqually Valley News staff
Posted 6/14/22

Thurston County reported an increase in COVID-19 cases as the health department tallied 702 new cases and one death during the period of June 6 through June 12.

The death recorded was a woman in …

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Thurston County Reports 702 New COVID-19 Cases, One Death

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Thurston County reported an increase in COVID-19 cases as the health department tallied 702 new cases and one death during the period of June 6 through June 12.

The death recorded was a woman in her 70s.

The prior week there were 557 COVID-19 cases and no deaths reported between May 30 and June 5.

Out of the 50,642 total county cases reported by June 13, patients who have recovered or are recovering increased to 49,562, according to the county health department.

As of June 13, the county health department reported a total of 2,386 COVID-related hospitalizations and 380 deaths in Thurston County since the start of the pandemic.

Health care workers have vaccinated 66% of the population countywide since the beginning of the pandemic, according to DOH.



In neighboring Pierce County, deaths per 100,000 population couldn’t be calculated because less than 10 people died, and new cases were down at 231.4 per 100,000 population as of June 14, according to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.

The total number of cases in the county reached 208,438 as of June 14, with 1,431 deaths, according to DOH.

In Washington state, as of June 13, there were 1,617,208 total confirmed cases of COVID-19, a total of 63,775 people have been hospitalized because of the illness, and 13,056 people have died, according to DOH.

Over 14 million vaccine doses have been administered in the state.

Nationwide, as of June 13, there were 85,402,874 total cases since the start of the pandemic. There were 1,006,592 confirmed deaths and 82.9% of Americans 5 years old and up have at least one of the vaccinations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

New cases over the last 30 days have been on a slow downwards trajectory, while new deaths over the last 30 days have also decreased, CDC graphs indicated.

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