The level of COVID-19 virus present in Port Townsend wastewater is currently 1.8 billion copies of the SARS-CoV-2 gene per person, per day.
That data indicates a downward trend in the presence of COVID-19 in our community. Wearing a high-quality, well-fitting mask in indoor, crowded spaces can help reduce the risk of transmission.
Three COVID-19 hospitalizations occurred within the last month, bringing the all-time number of hospitalizations to 188. Of the hospitalizations, two individuals were in their 70s and 80s, who were up-to-date on vaccinations, who had multiple underlying conditions. Another was in their 50s, unvaccinated, with multiple underlying conditions.
No COVID-19 deaths were reported. The all-time number of deaths reported is 37.