Skagit County, WA– Skagit County Public Health has updated their information on Positive Cases of COVID-19 or coronavirus within the County. According to the SkagitCounty.net website, as of 1:40 p.m. on Saturday, March 28th, 2020 there are now Ninety seven (97) Confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Skagit County and eight (8) of those cases have resulted in hospitalization. 3 Skagit County Resident have now died from the virus. As of yesterday, Skagit County had 91 confirmed cases. The total number of hospitalized patients, includes patients who were hospitalized at any point during their illness. Please note the actual amount of Positive cases in Skagit County and the amount of hospitalized residents in the County are assumed to be much higher than the Health Department Numbers that have been confirmed and publicly released.
Community transmission of COVID-19 is occurring rapidly in Skagit County, with multiple new cases being confirmed daily. Now is the time to follow Health Officer Recommendations and protect our community.
Due to an increase in cases and a need to prioritize contract tracing, Public Health is no longer providing more detailed information on individual cases.
Be advised, that Skagit County Public Health only tracks COVID-19 cases of Skagit County Residents, to avoid duplication in reporting. This means that Skagit County hospitals and facilities may be caring for patients who are from another County.
Please visit the SkagitCounty.net website by clicking here to read all the updates for March 28th, 2020.