Spokane Co. sees second highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases with 115 people testing positive

SPOKANE, Wash. — Two more people have died from COVID-19 in Spokane County since Wednesday, with an additional 115 people testing positive for the virus overnight. 

The rise in people testing positive marks the second highest single-day spike Spokane County has seen since the start of the pandemic. The highest spike was reported last Friday, when 134 people tested positive in Spokane. 

Health officials attributed that rise in cases to the 4th of July weekend, citing a backlog in testing.

READ: Spokane Co. reports highest single-day increase with 134 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death since Thursday

Over 3,000 people have now tested positive in the county and there are currently 31 people from Spokane being treated at local hospitals.