Two new COVID-19 cases in Kitsap – but neither is on Bainbridge Island

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been discovered in Kitsap County, public health officials reported Tuesday.

Neither of the two new cases are on Bainbridge Island.

The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county now totals 157, according to the Kitsap Public Health District.

The new cases include a Bremerton resident who tested positive for a coronavirus infection, and another resident in the Central Kitsap area who also had a confirmed positive test for the disease.

Through Tuesday, the Kitsap Public Health District said it had results from 4,639 tests, and of those tests, 3 percent have tested positive for COVID-19.

Of the 157 cases, 47 have been reported in Bremerton, 39 in South Kitsap, 32 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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