One more covid case on Thursday; total at 74
January 28, 2021
One more Wahkiakum County resident has tested positive for covid-19, according to a press release from Wahkiakum Health and Human Services on Thursday. This brings the cumulative total to 74, with 12 considered potentially active.
The individual is in self-quarantine. There is a limited connection to Wahkiakum School District, but no known connection to 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.