Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases in Whatcom County

Note for 4/6/20: The Washington Disease Reporting System is not updating negative lab data today, so our negative results will be the same as yesterday. The confirmed cases and deaths are current. 

These numbers are updated daily at 12:00 pm. They are updated sooner if significant developments occur. 

Last updated: Monday, April 6, 2020 11:50 am.

Confirmed Cases**228
Negative Results*825
Deaths19

** Confirmed Cases: Positive test results for Whatcom County residents reported in the Washington Disease Reporting System as of 11:59 pm.

*Negative Results: Negative test results available for individuals that are known to the Whatcom County Health Department in the Washington Disease Reporting System as of 11:59 pm. 

Confirmed Cases by Age

Age GroupConfirmed Cases
0-19 years3%
20-29 years11%
30-39 years13%
40-49 years14%
50-59 years13%
60-69 years12%
70-79 years8%
80+ years26%


Consideration for Facilities

We are investigating all confirmed cases and working to support facilities experiencing one or more confirmed cases and/or deaths. Public Health staff can provide additional technical support and may be able to assist with personal protective equipment (PPE) or testing support.

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