COVID-19 Recent Data

The Washington State Department of Health has several COVID-19 Data Dashboards available to provide data to the public. The COVID-19 disease activity and testing dashboard is shown below. Additional dashboards related to hospitalizations, deaths, and vaccination data are available on the State Department of Health website

Have questions? Let us know! Email: AskCowlitzHealth@cowlitzwa.gov.

CASES

NAVIGATE: Select "Cowlitz County" under "SELECT COUNTIES" to see the county-level COVID-19 case rate. Switch from "Rate" to "Count" by clicking the button in the top right corner to see the county-level count*.


*The number of COVID-19 cases shown is an undercount. Not everyone with COVID-19 gets tested or reports their at-home test results. Trends over time provide the best look at COVID-19 disease activity.

VARIANTS


The Washington State Department of Health provides weekly updates on the status of COVID-19 Variants of Concern in Washington state. Click the button ↓ below  to read the state's latest COVID-19 variant report:

COVID-19 Variants Report

Have Questions?

Q: What’s the difference between confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases?
A: Confirmed cases are those where individuals had a positive molecular test result. Probable cases are those where individuals had a positive antigen test result, but no positive molecular test result. Learn more about testing from the FDA here.
Q: Have probable cases always been included in the state's COVID-19 case count?
A: No. The Washington State Department of Health began including probable cases in its COVID-19 case count in December 2020.
Q: What’s the difference between confirmed and suspected COVID-19 deaths?
A: Confirmed COVID-19 deaths are those with a positive COVID-19 test (molecular or antigen) and have COVID-19 listed on the death certificate. Suspected COVID-19 deaths are those that occur within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test.
Q: Are suspected deaths ever removed from the state’s COVID-19 death count?
A: Yes. Suspected COVID-19 deaths are removed from the state's count if COVID-19 is later ruled out as the official cause of death following a clinical review. All confirmed and suspected COVID-19 deaths undergo a clinical review.
Q: Have suspected deaths always been included in the state’s COVID-19 death count?
A: No. The Washington State Department of Health began including suspected deaths in its COVID-19 death count in December 2020.