Whatcom County schools had four COVID outbreaks during September, state report shows

Whatcom County schools had four COVID-19 outbreaks during the month of September that had 50 cases associated with them, according to data released Friday, Oct. 29, by the Washington State Department of Health. The COVID-19 Outbreaks in Washington State K-12 Schools report showed that Whatcom’s outbreaks were part of 189 outbreaks impacting 1,284 people statewide so far during the 2021-22 school year. Snohomish County had the highest number of outbreaks (74) and associated cases (540), though 18 counties had at least one outbreak.

Monday, November 1, 2021 - 12:49pm