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By Jana Hill 

Health District: COVID-19 surge in 'uncharted territory'

Prevention remains as top priority


Last updated 11/11/2020 at 5:42pm

Graphic courtesy of Snohomish Health District

COVID-19 case counts are higher than in March, when the state shutdown occurred to reduce spread.

Distance and caution are vehemently advised by the Joint Information Commission in Snohomish County, as COVID-19 cases rise past levels seen in the spring when the entire state was required to shelter in place.

"It's much like we're driving on ice that when we hit the brakes we're still going to keep moving," said health officer at the Snohomish Health District, Dr. Chris Spitters.

The rolling two-week count for the county was 188 per 100,000, a record-breaking spike higher than any time since...

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