Two additional cases of covid-19 on Monday; total at 73
January 21, 2021
Wahkiakum Health and Human Services reported two additional cases of covid-19 in Wahkiakum County on Monday, bringing the cumulative total to 73. Of those, 16 are considered potentially active.
The two are in self-quarantine. There is no known connection to Wahkiakum School District or St. James Family Center.
WHHS is working to identify people who may have an exposure risk and will be notifying anyone who is determined to have had close contact.
There is active community spread in Wahkiakum County, and the risk of contracting covid-19 in Washington is increasing dramatically. The health department is urging people to practice safety measures such as social distancing, staying at home, wearing a mask if you have to socialize, and restricting activities to household members only.