According to Grays Harbor County Public Health, as of Friday, July 23, since the pandemic began last February, about 275 COVID-19 cases have been reported on the North Beach. With by far the biggest population, Ocean Shores had the highest number of cases — but the 176 cases reported does not include tourists/visitors or part-timers, as the data is linked to home ZIP codes. Taholah shows 64 cases — meaning 7% of the population of 942 have had the virus. By contrast, using an approximate population of 6,000, about 3% of Ocean Shores’ permanent residents have had the coronavirus. Ocean City, Copalis Beach and Pacific Beach are around 5%.
With 4,373 total COVID cases, about 6% of the county’s 75,000 residents have tested positive for the disease. The rate per 100,000 over the last week in the county is 135 COVID-19 cases, up sharply from 113 per 100,000 over a two-week period.
State-wide, COVID is accelerating at a disturbing pace: over a two-week period, there were 96 cases per 100,000; over the last week, that has nearly doubled, to 165 cases per 100,000.
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