As of October 12, Whatcom County had a total of 1,474 confirmed cases of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic and 49 deaths, according to the Washington State Department of Health. Sixty-eight of those cases were diagnosed in the past week, with Lynden seeing the highest rate of new cases in the past two weeks.
In total, 103 people have been hospitalized with the virus. The rate of new cases climbed through most of September but has declined since the end of the month. Washington state has had 94,775 confirmed Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, with 4,112 of those coming in the past week, and 2,211 with the virus have died as of October 12. Learn more at the Washington State Department of Health’s Covid-19 data dashboard.