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Washington’s Wahkiakum County Adds 11 new Covid-19 Cases For a Total of 33

Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services (WHHS) received
positive test result notifications for 11 COVID-19 cases in Wahkiakum County residents. This brings Wahkiakum to a cumulative total of 33 cases.
There is some, but limited, connection to the Wahkiakum School District. Because of the stringent measures in place within the school district including tight cohorts, Wahkiakum School District will remain open.
The Health Department is working to identify anyone who may have an exposure risk because of contact with the individuals. Those people with close contact will be notified by Health and Human Services (WHHS) staff.
At this point, Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services is confirming that there is active community spread across Wahkiakum County. WHHS is urging citizens 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.