On Thursday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed two more COVID-related deaths, bringing the countywide total to 366 since the pandemic began in March of 2020.
The health district is no longer reporting age demographics so details on the 19 most-recent deaths will not be provided. Of the previous 347 deaths, 136 were ages 80 and older, 90 ages 70-79, 64 ages 60-69, 37 ages 50-59, 16 ages 40-49 and four ages 30-39.
Additionally, 413 new COVID cases were confirmed in the last week, bringing the countywide total to 45,975 since the pandemic began.
Of the new cases, North Kitsap had 74 and Bainbridge Island 39; 125 were in South Kitsap, 96 in Bremerton and 74 in Central Kitsap. Five of the cases came from “unknown” areas of the county.
Over the last week, Kitsap’s case rate per 100,000 residents has dropped to 151.7. To date, the number of county residents who have initiated vaccination is 78.6 percent.
Of the 45,975 cases, 2,506 have been reported on Bainbridge Island, 12,008 in Bremerton, 10,445 in Central Kitsap, 7,097 in North Kitsap and 13,674 in South Kitsap. 241 cases have come from “unknown” areas of the county.
The health district has shifted from daily COVID reports to weekly reports every Thursday.