Two new COVID-19 cases found in Kitsap County

Two new confirmed cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Kitsap County on Sunday by the Kitsap Public Health District.

The total number of COVID-19 cases rose to 160 in Kitsap County following the update late this weekend.

One of the new cases was found in a Bremerton resident who had been infected with the disease, and the other was from a North Kitsap resident who tested positive.

Through Sunday, the Kitsap Public Health District said it had results from 5,246 tests, and of those tests, roughly 3 percent have tested positive for COVID-19.

Of the 1608 cases, 49 have been reported in Bremerton, 39 in South Kitsap, 33 in North Kitsap, 28 in Central Kitsap and 11 on Bainbridge Island.

There have been two deaths from COVID-19 in Kitsap County since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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