Lummi announces 2 more positive tests for coronavirus, as Whatcom’s total rises to 50

The Bellingham Herald

The Lummi Public Health Department announced Monday that two additional Lummi community members have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whatcom County’s total cases of the novel coronavirus to 50.

The Lummi said in a release posted to Facebook March 23 that the Nation’s sixth and seventh cases both live in Whatcom County.

“The Public Health team is taking immediate steps to identify close contacts and instruct them to self-quarantine and is prepared to offer testing to those that were exposed and experiencing problems,” the release stated. “The Public Health Department will also work closely with Whatcom County offices to track any affected individuals.”

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