It is unknown if these cases are related to a recent recall of red onions.
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Today's announcement accompanied a report of 50,000 having tested positive for the COVID-19 disease in the state since testing began earlier this year.
32% more people were tested last Friday and Saturday than were planned for.
“This model will also make it easier for people to access testing without the need for a referral from their healthcare provider.”
Governor Inslee announced the changes yesterday. Whatcom County Health Department says they will act soon.
"We strongly urge people to comply with this Directive because it is an effective way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, there is no criminal, civil, or financial penalty for failing to wear a face covering in these settings."
Prior reporting had been limited to Whatcom County as a whole.
Investigators reach out to people who were in close contact to let them know and give them instructions about how to prevent infecting others.