Virus cases now in most cities
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Tracking data provided to the public by the county’s health district shows the tally of COVID-19 cases has surpassed 100 in Everett and two dozen in Snohomish.
Almost every city in the county has a reported case. The count on Monday was: Snohomish, 34; Everett, 144; Monroe, 14; Lynnwood, 72; Lake Stevens, 15; Marysville, 38; Arlington, 22.
New this week, Everett residents are under a mayoral directive to stay home except for errands for health and safety, such as for groceries, to care for others, and to conduct essential business. The order remains in effect until further notice.
The county had 519 confirmed cases with 494 contracted through community contact as of 2 p.m. March 23. There are now 12 cases tracing to Sunrise View, an assisted living facility in Everett, and 17 cases tracing to Josephine Caring Community in Stanwood; 48 are hospitalized and 18 are on home isolation.
Eleven people from Snohomish County have died as of Monday, March 23.
One reported last week was a death connected to Stanwood’s Josephine center; one was connected to Sunrise.
Each of the six latest people who died had underlying health conditions. Two were women in their 90s.
On Sunday, a worker at Boeing’s Everett factory died from COVID-19, according to employees and The Seattle Times. He was on first shift.
A chart of new cases showed the highest spike so far was March 15 with approximately 55 cases. Saturday, March 21 logged over 50.
The data is updated each weekday at the Health District’s website, www.snohd.org, on its COVID-19 information page. Click on “Case Count” to see the data.
As of 3 p.m. March 19, 20,742 people in Washington state have been tested for COVID-19, and there have been 1,376 positive tests.
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