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By Ken Stern 

County COVID-19 case drop drastic

 

COVD-19 Cases by month since January 1, 2021

Skagit County recorded 32 new COVID-19 cases the last two weeks of June. These are the lowest weekly totals since Sept. 2020. The state Department of Health reports 48.3 cases per 100,000 residents in the last two weeks, through July 1.

There has been a steady decline in new cases since May 1, the result of county residents getting vaccinated at an increasing rate. Through June 30, 149,680 total doses have been given to Skagit County residents, DOH reports, while 62.7% of all Skagitonians 12 years and older are at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19, Skagit Public Health reports....



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