Douglas County now has 5 COVID-19 cases while Chelan holds at 10 in latest numbers


Douglas County’s confirmed COVID-19 cases jumped to five in the latest numbers released Thursday by the Chelan-Douglas Health District.

The first two cases in the county were reported Tuesday.

In Chelan County there were no new confirmed cases Thursday, so the county’s number remains at 10, which includes one death.

Grant County continues to have the most cases in the region with 33, including one death.

The majority of Grant County’s cases are in Quincy, which has had 20.

Statewide, there have been 2,580 confirmed cases and 132 deaths as of Wednesday evening.

Eighty percent of the statewide deaths have been people age 70 or older and 92 percent have been 60 or older. Nobody in Washington under the age of 40 has died from the virus.

So far, more than 34,000 people have been tested for coronavirus, with 7 percent testing positive.