Thurston County Tallies 616 New COVID-19 Cases, No Deaths

By Nisqually Valley News staff
Posted 6/28/22

Thurston County experienced a slight decrease in COVID-19 cases as the health department tallied 616 new cases and no deaths during the period of June 20 through June 26.

The prior week there …

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Thurston County Tallies 616 New COVID-19 Cases, No Deaths

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Thurston County experienced a slight decrease in COVID-19 cases as the health department tallied 616 new cases and no deaths during the period of June 20 through June 26.

The prior week there were 654 COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths reported between June 13 and June 19.

Out of the 52,169 total county cases reported by June 28, patients who have recovered or are recovering increased to 50,842, according to the county health department.

As of June 28, the county health department reported a total of 2,462 COVID-related hospitalizations and 397 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 to 223.2 per 100,000 population as of June 27, according to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.

The total number of cases in the county reached 212,603 as of June 27, with 1,441 deaths, according to DOH.

In Washington state, as of June 27, there were 1,654,445 total confirmed cases of COVID-19, a total of 65,114 people have been hospitalized because of the illness, and 13,199 people have died, according to DOH.

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

Nationwide, as of June 27, there were 86,855,517 total cases since the start of the pandemic. There were 1,011,232 confirmed deaths and 83% of Americans 5 years old and up have at least one of the vaccinations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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