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Thurston County’s COVID-19 activity trends down, CDC risk level stays low!

“The coronavirus omicron BA.5 subvariant dominates U.S. cases again this week.”
Credit: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi AP via The Olympian

COVID-19 activity trends down in Thurston County

+ The Olympian: COVID-19 disease activity falls again in Thurston County as CDC risk level stays low

Thurston County’s COVID-19 disease activity fell in late August, continuing a downward trend. Public Health and Social Services reported 237 additional cases and no deaths for the week of Aug. 22-28. Weekly case counts have been declining since mid-July.

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Posted by Steve on September 3, 2022 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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