WASHINGTON STATE COVID-19
NOTE: Statement from the WA State COVID-19 Statistics Page:
January 17, 2021: The total case counts may include up to 950 duplicates. Negative test results data from 11/21/2020 through 11/30/2020 and from 12/30/2020 through today are incomplete. Therefore, percent positivity and case counts should be interpreted with caution.
WA Dept. of Health Hotline 6am-10pm M-F 1-800-525-0127
As of October 21, 2020 Governor Inslee released updated restrictions for area churches and their in-person worship services, including expansion of the social-distancing rules. Some of these apply to religious activity in private homes. Complete WA State guidelines for reopening Church services available HERE.
WA STATE BUSINESS HELP: For any business person or business needing help obtaining COVID-19 WA State financial assistance use this form (CLICK HERE).
Washington State Healthcare Workers need our support and help in obtaining vital supplies. Businesses, manufacturers and individuals are encouraged to donate, produce or otherwise provide resources. The state website advises Washington residents can help by selling supplies to the state, donate bulk supplies for distribution to areas of greatest need, or manufacture supplies.
NUMBERS AS OF Jan 17, 2021 **
Total Tested: 4,233,758 Total Numbers Testing Positive: 277,404
Population of WA State: 7.615 Million Equiv. Percent of Population Tested: 55.6%
Percent of sample Testing Positive: 6.6% Total Number of COVID-19 Related Deaths: 3,903
Percent Women: 49 Percent Women: 46
Percent Men: 48 Percent Men: 52
Percent over age 60: 16 Percent over age 60: 91
Percent under age 60: 84 Percent under age 60: 9
Patients in Hospital: 963 Patients in ICU/Ventilated: 116
Mortality Rate of those testing positive: 1.3%
*figures are statewide
NOTE: According to the Washington DOH "Zero lab-confirmed influenza deaths have been reported for the 2020-2021 season to date. Zero influenza-like illness outbreaks in long term care facilities have been reported for the 2020-2021 season to date." -- Jan 9, 2021 cf. "Here are the latest flu numbers from the Washington State Health Department. Officials reported 91 flu deaths in Washington in the 2019-2020 flu season, which started in October, while 291 COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Washington since this January. -- Apr 3, 2020"
**NOTE: Statistics from the Washington State Department of Health, and the Governor's/States DOH websites. Missing percentage points reflect "unknown" numbers not fitting the above categories.