An update on COVID-19 numbers in Spokane County

SPOKANE, Wash. — On Saturday, the CDC recommended that six counties in Washington should return to wearing masks.

One of the counties mentioned was Spokane County.

Spokane County has “high” levels of COVID-19 cases in the community. This means that Spokane County has seen either 200 new cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 people or it has 20 new COVID-19 hospital admissions per 100,000 over a one-week span.

According to the Spokane Regional Health District, since June 25, there have been 834 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Spokane County. There are 104 probable cases of COVID-19 over the last week.

According to the CDC website, the case rate of COVID-19 in Spokane is 253.83 per 100,000 people. There are 12.1 new COVID-19 hospital admissions per 100,000 people.

Six percent of inpatient beds are being used by those with confirmed COVID-19 cases.

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