WARDEN – The health district has verified the 13th COVID-19 death in Grant County.
The person was a Warden male in his 40s who died from COVID-19 problems in his home. The guy had an underlying health condition that put him at a greater threat for extreme problems of the virus. The death is the youngest of the 13 infection deaths in Grant County.
” In the course of 2 weeks, GCHD has reported the deaths of 5 COVID-19 positive patients who passed away due to issues of the virus,” Grant County Health District Administrator Theresa Adkinson stated.
Coulee City: 1 (Health district not able to validate).
Ephrata: 132 (+6 ).
Grand Coulee/Electric City: 6.
Moses Lake: 475 (+5 ).
Rural Othello (within Grant County): 22 (+1 ).
Quincy: 408 (+12 ).
Royal City: 122 (+1 ).
Soap Lake: 33.
Warden: 97 ( +1 ).
Wilson Creek: 3.
Current hospitalizations and recuperated cases were not updated on Wednesday.
Grant County magnate, elected officials and health district administrator met Governors Office on Wednesday to talk about the ongoing surge of infection cases in the county.
” The group of leaders discussed how we as a resistant community can minimize the spread of COVID to avoid more closing of businesses, schools and our economy,” health district officials stated.
Confirmed cases by city (Demographic data might not amount to the number of overall reported cases due to cases being under examination):.
The health district has been delaying the announcement of COVID-19 deaths to validate COVID-19 is noted as a cause of death on the death certificate to ensure deaths not credited to COVID-19 are not reported. All virus deaths in Grant County have actually been verified COVID-19 associated and were verified with the death certificate, testing and other case information.
Grant County has also exceeded 1,600 validated COVID-19 cases throughout the pandemic as another 27 cases were verified on Wednesday.
The cases consist of residents in Ephrata, Moses Lake, rural Othello, Quincy, Warden and Royal City, according to the health district.