Skagit County Public Health reported 359 new cases of COVID-19 for the seven-day period running Aug. 22 through Aug. 28.
Though still high, that number was 12 fewer than were reported the previous seven-day, Sunday-through-Saturday period.
That number includes 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, 268 were from positive PCR tests and 91 from positive antigen tests.
The seven-day Sunday-through-Saturday period running Aug. 22 to Aug. 28 included three new deaths and 16 new hospitalizations.
Through Aug. 28, the county has had 86 COVID-19 deaths and 445 hospitalizations.