Thurston confirms 724 new COVID-19 cases in past week, its highest ever

The Olympian – 724 new cases include 203 reported on Aug. 4 and 92 reported on Aug. 5. However, some of those cases are as old as July 25 because they came from a data backlog from the Washington State Department of Health, according to Thurston County Public Health and Social Services. Previously, the most COVID-19 cases PHSS had ever confirmed in a single week was 485 cases the week of Dec. 7-12, 2020. The most cases reported in 2021 was 457 cases the week of May 24-30. Click for more on the article.

August 11, 2021
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