COVID-19 Cases Growing in Yakima County
Yakima Health District officials are working with staff and residents of three long term care centers in Yakima, Union Gap and Toppenish where officials say 36% of the cases of COVID-19 cases have been reported.
No outbreaks have been reported in any other place in the county.
27 people 80 years old or older have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
There are now 289 cases of COVID-19 with 7 deaths in Yakima county. 16 people are hospitalized 25 were previously hospitalized.
The largest group of people with the virus? 45 people between the ages of 60 and 69-years-old have the virus. The next largest group 44 people between the ages of 40 and 49-years-old.
6 people 19-years-old or under also have COVID-19 in Yakima County.
Health district officials say they're testing is focusing on the three long-term-care facilities.