Sept. 28 COVID Chart

Skagit County Public Health reported 398 new cases of COVID-19 for the seven-day period running Sept. 19 through Sept. 25.

It marked the seventh consecutive seven-day, Sunday-through-Saturday period with 300 or more new cases, though it was 12 fewer new cases than the previous week.

The 398 new cases include both positive PCR tests and positive antigen tests. Prior to Aug. 11, Public Health reported only positive PCR tests among its COVID-19 totals.

Among the new cases reported, 240 were from positive PCR tests and 158 from positive antigen tests.

The seven-day Sunday-through-Saturday period running Sept. 19 to Sept. 25 included five new deaths and 21 new hospitalizations.

Through Sept. 18, the county has had 90 COVID-19 deaths and 504 hospitalizations throughout the pandemic.

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