The Washington State Department of Health reported 310 new cases of COVID-19 and 10 additional deaths on Friday.
The total state -wide number of cases has reached 14,637, while the state’s death toll is now 824, up from 14,327 cases and 814 deaths Thursday.
Governor Jay Inslee extended a state home arrest order Friday, which was scheduled to expire next week, to a press conference Friday afternoon.
He noted that although the spread of COVID-19 is slowing in the state, he is not sure whether to completely cancel the order and outlined a four-phase plan on how the state could reopen in weeks. to come up.
“We have not won the fight against this virus,” said Inslee.
King County continues to be the hardest hit, reporting 6,274 cases and 452 deaths. Snohomish County has reached 2,453 cases and 109 deaths, and Pierce County has reported 1,457 cases and 51 deaths.
Out of 39 counties in the state, all except Garfield County have reported cases, with Benton (461), Chelan (113), Clark (327), Franklin (309), Grant (163), Island (169) , King (6274), Kitsap (150), Pierce (1 457), Skagit (337), Snohomish (2 453), Spokane (367), Thurston (106), Whatcom (305) and Yakima (1 203) all report more than 100 cases.
Twenty-two counties have reported at least one death related to the virus. All but five of these counties have reported multiple deaths, including Benton (41), Clark (19), Franklin (11), King (452), Pierce (51), Skagit (13), Snohomish (109), Spokane ( 22), Whatcom (28) and Yakima (47) all reported more than 10.
There are 77 cases that have not been assigned to a county.
There were 198,724 tests performed in Washington, with 7.4% positive results.
DOH is now reporting downloadable data sets that break down cases and deaths by week, county and age. These datasets are updated every Sunday.
Preliminary data on the total number of hospitalizations for confirmed cases – disaggregated by date of admission, date of onset, age, sex and race and ethnicity – are also now available.