On Tuesday, the Washington Department of Health reported 884 new confirmed deaths from COVID-19 and 30 deaths.
Pierce County reported 77 new cases on Tuesday and three new deaths. According to the Tacoma-Pierce Department of Health, there were 109 deaths in Pierce County on Monday, presumably caused by COVID-19.
The total number of total cases of coronavirus is 54,205 cases and 1,548 deaths, exceeding 53,311 cases and 1,518 deaths on Monday.
Forty-six people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 were admitted to Washington state hospitals on Monday, July 20, the latest full date. March 23 saw 89 people recognized as the largest to date during the pandemic.
Washington State conducted 945,234 tests for coronavirus. On July 20, the last date on which the data were completed, 16,571 specimens were collected nationwide, and 5.4% for testing. The average positive test score for the seven days before was 5.2%.
The number of tests only reflects polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, which are given to patients while the virus is probably still active in the body.
King County continues to have the highest number in Washington – 14,717 cases and 648 deaths. In Yakima district, it ranks second in population – 9,758 cases and 203 deaths.
There are cases in all districts of Washington. Garfield, Lincoln and Wakiakum have fewer than 10 cases.
There were 708 cases per 100,000 people in Washington on Tuesday, up from 698 on Monday. The state rate is 1,306, compared to 1,289 on Friday.
According to Johns Hopkins University in the United States, more than 4.3 million cases of coronavirus and 149,180 deaths from the virus were reported in the United States on Tuesday. More than 658,000 people have died from the disease worldwide.