VARTIA – The health district confirmed the death of the 13th COVID-19 in Grant County.
The person is a Warden man in his 40s who died from complications of COVID-19 at home. The man had a basic health condition that put him at higher risk of severe complications from the virus. The death is the youngest of 13 Grant virus deaths.
“Within two weeks, the GCHD reported the deaths of five COVID-1
The Health District is delaying the announcement of death from COVID-19 to verify that COVID-19 is listed as the cause of death in the death certificate to ensure that deaths not classified as COVID-19 are not reported. All virus deaths in Grant County have been confirmed in connection with COVID-19 and have been confirmed by the death certificate, tests and other case information.
Grant Grant also exceeded 1,600 confirmed cases of COVID-19 during the pandemic, with 27 more confirmed on Wednesday.
Cases include residents of Euphrates, Lake Moses, rural Othello, Quincy, Warden and the Royal City, according to the health district.
Current hospitalizations and recovered cases were not updated on Wednesday.
Business leaders, elected officials and the Grant County Administrator met with the governor’s office on Wednesday to discuss the county’s continuing jump in virus cases.
“The group of leaders discussed how we, as a sustainable community, can reduce the spread of COVID to prevent further closure of businesses, schools and our economy,” said health officials.
Confirmed cases by city (Demographics cannot be added to the total number of reported cases due to investigated cases):
- Coulee City: 1 (Health cannot confirm)
- Euphrates: 132 (+6)
- Grand Coulee / Electric City: 6
- Matt: 325
- Lake Moze: 475 (+5)
- Rural Othello (in Grant County): 22 (+1)
- Quincy: 408 (+12)
- Royal City: 122 (+1)
- Soap lake: 33
- Manager: 97 (+1)
- Wilson Creek: 3