Aug. 30 COVID Chart

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.

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