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The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus among Skagit County residents has jumped to 18. Three people have been hospitalized during this crisis. Still no deaths reported. Wednesday's total of confirmed cases was 14.

Meanwhile, Island Hospital found three people who were tested at an in-car screening have tested positive for coronavirus, according to None of the three entered the hospital, but were sent home after the screening.

Island Hospital has opened a call center. If you think you have been exposed to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and have a fever, cough or respiratory symptoms, call Island Hospital's Call Center at (360) 293-3101 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If after hours or on weekends, and you are not in respiratory distress, self quarantine at home and wait until the phone lines are open.

Due to an increase in cases and a need to prioritize contract tracing, Public Health will no longer be providing more detailed information on cases.

Skagit County Public Health only tracks COVID-19 cases of Skagit County residents, to avoid duplication in reporting. Facilities in our community may be caring for patients who are from another county.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,942 Confirmed Skagit Cases
400-409 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

318 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
44,613 Fully Vaccinated
57,198 Initial Doses Given


379,100 Confirmed Cases Statewide
22,614 Hospitalizations

5,539 Deaths Statewide
2,419,434 Fully Vaccinated
3,368,279 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, May 5, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times