The Department of Health answers questions about why people look for COVID-19 tests

The Department of Health answers questions about why people look for COVID-19 tests

Source Confirmed cases are people with a positive molecular (PCR) test for COVID-19. Antigen probable cases are people with a positive antigen test and no molecular test.

Tuesday’s COVID-19 update Learn more about what to do if you test positive or are a close contact of someone who tests positive at the health department website: https://clark.wa.gov/public-health/novel-coronavirus

61 new confirmed cases (20,459 to date)10 new antigen probable cases (854 to date)no new deaths252 total deaths to date (224 confirmed, 28 suspect)537 active cases (confirmed and probable cases in isolation period)Clark County COVID-19 activity rate is 147.6 cases per 100,000 (up from 139.8 cases per 100,000 last week)23 COVID-19 patients hospitalized4 people hospitalized awaiting COVID-19 test results Anyone who experiences COVID-19 symptoms should seek testing right away, they advise. If you’re in close contact with someone who tests positive, please stay home for 14 days to ensure you don’t infect others if you also get sick. 

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