Most COVID-19 cases in Kitsap found in those age 50 to 59

The age group of people 50 to 59 has been the hardest hit in Kitsap County by the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington, according to statistics released Friday by the Kitsap County Health District.

A total of 22 people who are 50-59 have tested positive for the virus.

Kitsap residents between the ages of 40 to 49 were the next age group to be most impacted; 20 people — or 21 percent of those found to have coronavirus in Kitsap — have been confirmed to have COVID-19.

Least affected have been those 19 or younger. Kitsap County health officials report that just four cases of COVID-19 has been found in that age group.

Overall, the trend continues that most cases of COVID-19 that have been discovered in the county is among those age 49 or younger.

Kitsap County health officials report 49 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in that age bracket.

There have been 46 cases of COVID-19 found in people aged 50 or over.

As of Friday, there have been 95 confirmed cases of the virus in Kitsap County.

Here is the breakdown by age group:

• 0-19: 4 confirmed cases (4 percent)

• 20-29: 15 cases (16 percent);

• 30-39: 10 cases (11 percent);

• 40-49: 20 cases (21 percent);

• 50-59: 22 cases (23 percent);

• 60-69: 14 cases (15 percent);

• 70-79: 8 cases (8 percent); and

• 80 or older: 2 cases (2 percent).

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