20 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed by Kitsap health district

11 are in N. Kitsap

On Sunday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the countywide total of positive tests to 1,760 since March.

Eleven were in North Kitsap, with one in Bainbridge Island.

90 new cases were confirmed over the past three days.

A total of 105 cases are considered “active” by the district, meaning they are “confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases … participating in daily monitoring.” Another 291 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 22 COVID-19 related deaths have been confirmed since March, nine of which came in October. All of the fatalities have been from individuals with underlying health conditions.

Over the past two weeks, Kitsap County’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents is 88.5, or 4.1 percent.

The total number of negative tests is 55,147 since March.

Of the 1,760 total cases, 76 have been reported on Bainbridge Island, 481 in Bremerton, 456 in Central Kitsap, 283 in North Kitsap and 464 in South Kitsap.