74 people in Kitsap County now have COVID-19

There are now 74 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County, the Kitsap Public Health District announced Tuesday afternoon.

That’s an increase of 11 new cases over the 63 people infected with the virus that were reported by the health district on Monday.

It’s also the most confirmed cases announced in a single day since the health district began announcing positive test results for COVID-19 on March 8. The previous single-day high was on March 28, with nine new cases reported.

Most of the confirmed cases of the coronavirus are in South Kitsap, with 21 (or 28 percent of the total in the county).

North Kitsap has 18 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (24 percent of the countywide total), followed by Bremerton with 14 cases (19 percent), Central Kitsap with 12 cases (16 percent) and Bainbridge Island with nine cases (12 percent).

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