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Influenza Types A and B

The typical “flu” season spans October to May. The following table details the weekly number of Influenza A and Influenza B tests performed and the percentage that came back positive in Whatcom County during recent weeks.

Week end dateFeb. 29Mar. 7Mar. 14Mar. 21
Total tests293385442271
Positive A30
(10.2%)
24
(6.2%)
45
(10.2%)
22
(8.1%)
Positive B12
(4.1%)
13
(3.4%)
13
(2.9%)
10
(3.7%)

The data above is reported totals from Family Care Network’s Point of Care Testing, PeaceHealth Lab at St Joseph Hospital (for emergency department and inpatient), PeaceHealth Medical Group Pediatric Clinic’s Point of Care Testing and Sea Mar’s Point of Care Testing (Source: Whatcom County Health Department)

Deaths from Influenza A or B in Whatcom County since the beginning of October 2019: 4


COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus

The following is Whatcom County Health Department’s report of COVID-19 activity in Whatcom County as of April 4, 2020 at 11am.

  • Confirmed Cases: 199
  • Negative Test Results: 803
  • Deaths: 9

Confirmed Cases: Positive test results for Whatcom County residents reported in the Washington Disease Reporting System as of 11:59pm.
Negative Results: Negative test results available for individuals that are known to the Whatcom County Health Department in the Washington Disease Reporting System as of 11:59pm.


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