Latest Washington State Coronavirus, COVID-19 Cases, Deaths
the Washington State Department of Health reported 1,876 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.
Since Wednesday, the state preliminary count of deaths was 11,954. That number has increased by 88 since Monday. The number of confirmed deaths as of February 13 was 11,725.
The total statewide cases of the disease caused by the coronavirus stood at 1,427,013 cases Wednesday.
The state frequently revises preliminary data until it is considered confirmed, sometimes with a month’s delay. It releases new data to the public on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Washington’s population is estimated at around 7.7 million, according to the latest US census figures.
From Feb. 17-23, 14.3% of staffed intensive care unit (ICU) beds in Washington were occupied by COVID-19 patients. Of all staffed intensive care beds, 89.9% were occupied during the same period. The state no longer publishes more recent data.
Washington acute care hospitals reported a total of 782 COVID-19 patients occupying beds Tuesday, including 51 on ventilators.
Over the past seven days, Washington has recorded a downward trending case rate of 228 per 100,000 population.
The national case rate over the past seven days was 118 per 100,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
According to the DOH, 66.9% of the state’s total population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
On the National level, 65% of the population has been fully vaccinated, according to CDC statistics.
US and worldwide numbers
On Wednesday, there were 954,214 coronavirus deaths in the United States. More than 79.1 million confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported in the country, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The United States has the highest total number of reported cases and deaths of any country.
Worldwide, more than 5.97 million people have died from the disease. Global cases exceed 439 million. More than 10.5 billion doses of vaccine have been administered.
On September 15, the DOH stopped updating test statistics on its website as it struggled to process an increase in data. On January 3, the agency said the update shutdown would continue until February 2022.