Case updates August 6, 2020; DOH reports 11 cases of severe COVID-19 complications in Washington children

Friday, August 7, 2020

Washington state COVID-19 cases by race/ethniity


Eleven cases of rare but serious COVID-19 related condition in children. DOH announced 11 total cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19 in Washington state, three in King and two in Snohomish. MIS-C is a rare but serious condition first identified by health care providers in the United Kingdom in late April.

The CDC says “MIS-C is a condition where different body parts can become inflamed, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, or gastrointestinal organs. Children with MIS-C may have a fever and various symptoms, including abdominal (gut) pain, vomiting, diarrhea, neck pain, rash, bloodshot eyes, or feeling extra tired.”

In Washington, six MIS-C cases are nine years old or younger, and five are 10 or older. 40 states have reported a total of 570 cases.

Read the DOH release HERE.

Case updates August 6, 2020

United States
  • cases 4,858,327 including 55,836 new cases in the past 24 hours
  • deaths 158,880 including 1,249 new deaths in the past 24 hours
Washington state
  • cases 61,587 includes 670 new within 24 hours
  • hospitalizations 5,890 includes 16 new within 24 hours
  • deaths 1,672 includes 19 within 24 hours
King county
  • tested 321,806 - 2,880 tests since yesterday
  • cases 16,272 - 134 in previous 24 hours
  • hospitalizations 2,018 - 12 in previous 24 hours
  • deaths 670 - 7 in previous 24 hours
Shoreline
  • tested 8,980 - 80 tests in previous 24 hours
  • cases 514 - 3 new in previous 24 hours
  • hospitalizations 102 - 1 new in previous 24 hours
  • deaths 62 - 1 additional death
Lake Forest Park
  • tested 1,931 - 17 new tests
  • cases 50 - 0 new in previous 24 hours
  • hospitalizations 4
  • deaths 1


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