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).