67 active cases of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap by health district

Positive test rate has recently increased to just over 2.5 percent

On Wednesday, the Kitsap Public Health District announced another increase of confirmed infections of COVID-19 throughout the county, bringing the total number of infections to 442 and the positive test rate has increased to just over 2.5 percent.

A total of 67 cases are considered “active” by KPHD, meaning that they are “confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases … participating in daily monitoring.” Another 299 were categorized as “active contacts” or individuals determined to be close contacts of a lab-confirmed case and are participating in daily monitoring.

A total of three COVID-19 related deaths have been reported by health officials across Kitsap County, one dating back to March and two in April.

A total of 16,557 residents have tested negative for COVID-19. So far, 184 infections have been confirmed by the health district in July.

Of the 442 cases, 17 have been reported on Bainbridge Island, 133 in Bremerton, 126 in Central Kitsap, 76 in North Kitsap and 90 in South Kitsap.

The age breakdown for confirmed cases is as follows:

0 – 19: 46

20 – 29: 104

30 – 39: 76

40 – 49: 57

50 – 59: 70

60 – 69: 42

70 – 79: 31

80 and older: 16

More in News

Health District confirms 11 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County

5 of the cases were confirmed in Bainbridge Island

BI arts leader to pursue more virtual services

She comes here after losing job due to virus in Tennessee

Trust’s new Rockaway Bluff provides ‘cathedral forest, spirituality’

Marks 5th acquisition for nonprofit’s Stand for the Land campaign in BI

Auction to help museum that’s reopened after months

The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art was all set up with new… Continue reading

Health District confirms 7 new cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap

Four of them were confirmed in North Kitsap

Council discusses “digital general store” to help island businesses

Intent is for businesses to use eCommerce to sustain in altered COVID-19 economy

9 new COVID-19 cases confirmed by health district

Total number of positive cases since March is 1,116

BISD discusses students returning as soon as Oct. 12

The resumption of in-person learning is dependent upon a number of factors

Census needs to be completed by Sept. 30

Almost 75 percent in Kitsap County have self-reported

Most Read