Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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COVID-19 Case Data for Whatcom County

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

Last updated: Saturday, May 30, 2020 10:30 am.

Confirmed Cases**395
Negative Results*8,010

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

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

***Deaths: Some deaths may be reported by healthcare providers, the medical examiner, or others. Death data may fluctuate as death records and medical records are reconciled during the investigation process. 

COVID-19 Data Charts for Whatcom County

These charts are updated weekly each Sunday. Weeks begin on Sundays and end on Saturdays. For data charts providing percentage of cases and deaths by age and sex at birth, these percentages are derived from the total number of COVID-19 cases and deaths reported for Whatcom County residents.

Last updated: Sunday, May 24, 2020 for data ending Saturday, May, 23, 2020.  Please note the map showing confirmed cases by school district is not updated weekly.

More data is available from the Washington State Department of Health’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

Click on a chart to view at full size.

Number of new COVID-19 cases each week
Chart shows daily cumulative total of COVID-19 cases
Cases by School District_5.14.20
Number of COVID-19 deaths per week
Percentage of COVID-19 cases and deaths by age category
Percentage of COVID-19 cases and deaths by sex
Cases by Race and Ethnicity
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