Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

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

Last updated: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:00 pm.

Confirmed Cases**144
Negative Results*736
Deaths8

** 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 years1%
20-29 years7%
30-39 years17%
40-49 years13%
50-59 years17%
60-69 years10%
70-79 years8%
80+ years27%


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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Factsheets and Other Resources

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Novel Coronavirus Fact Sheets

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Guidelines for Informal Gatherings of Children and Youth While Schools are Closed

Guidelines for Handling Pre-Packaged Food

Guidelines for Handling Pre-Packed Food Safely (updated 3/25/20)

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Farmworker Precautions (3/27/20)

Stay Home, Stay Healthy

Stay Home, Stay Healthy

Concerns about COVID-19 (PDF):



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Compassion Keeps our Community Strong

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Farmworker Guidance (3/28/20)

Reducing Stress

Reducing Stress


Additional Resources