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The death toll in Washington state from the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has climbed to 83, according to the Washington State Department of Health.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington climbed to 1,524, according to new numbers released by the Department of Health late Friday.
In a new assessment of the spread of COVID-19, state health officials said the number of cases had climbed from 1,376 on Thursday. (The death toll stood at 74 on March 19.)
A dozen cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Kitsap County.