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Skagit County reports another increase of individual testing positive for COVID-19 from 153 on Thursday to 160 on Friday. Number of deaths remains at four. But, the number of those hospitalized increased to 18 at some point in theie disease.

Meanwhile, the state, using figures a few days behind Skagit County's reports 657 people in the county have been tested with 22% testing positive. Statewide, those testing positive for COVID-19 are about 8.3% of the total individuals tested. The state Health Department reports 6,585 have tested positive, with 262 deaths statewide, or about four percent of those testing positive. 

The state continues to be two or three days behind Skagit County reporting.