We are at ‘half time’ in the pandemic
State health officials urged caution around COVID-19 in a press conference at the end of December. While there has been a slight decrease in positive tests, the state is still seeing the highest rate of cases since the beginning of the pandemic, according to Dr. Scott Lindquist, state epidemiologist for communicable diseases.
Umair Shah, state secretary of health, compared the pandemic to a football game in which Washington is at “half time” and urged people to continue following safety precautions.
Read more in the Jan. 6-12, 2021 issue.