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Two more test positive for covid-19 on Wednesday

County total now at 22

Wahkiakum Health and Human Services is reporting that two more Wahkiakum County residents have tested positive for covid-19, for a total of 22 confirmed cases.

The two new cases have no known direct connection to the schools or day care, according to the press release. Both individuals have been advised to self-quarantine and people who were in immediate contact are being asked to do the same.

WHHS is working to identify anyone who may have an exposure risk because of contact with these individuals. Those people with close contact will be notified by WHHS staff.

“The uptick in cases is concerning. Citizens are advised to diligently follow Department of Health guidance. It is especially important to stay home if you are sick and to avoid social gatherings, particularly avoid indoor groups. Please reconsider any larger gatherings, even immediate family who don’t live under your roof, this Thanksgiving; celebrate a different way.”


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