Investigators reach out to people who were in close contact to let them know and give them instructions about how to prevent infecting others.
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Officials also detailed test positive case-related investigations as of yesterday,
The laboratory-confirmed positive patient is not a resident of Whatcom County.
"Gov. Jay Inslee announced Friday that he is mandating the closure of all Washington schools from March 17, through at least April 24."
"We understand these changes have significant impact. Please know we make these with everyone’s best interest at heart."
More event organizers and agencies are canceling or closing facilities in order to minimize the opportunity for spreading the COVID-19 virus among their guests.
County Health Officer Dr. Greg Stern, issued new recommendations intended to slow the spread of COVID-19.
"Closing schools when there has not been a confirmed case in a student or staff member is not currently recommended by the Whatcom County Health Department."
Events have been cancelled both as a community health precaution and due to some participants cancelling.