A COVID-19 outbreak occurred in Costco, Washington, resulting in the infection of 145 employees.
Yakima Health Area Said in the statement On Wednesday, there was evidence that this dramatic increase mimicked the type of activity that infected multiple people at once after the “super spreader” incident.
The health district said that all people who tested positive have completed the isolation or isolation period. The school district recommended that the store continue to conduct site-wide testing of its employees to monitor future epidemics.
According to Costco employs 383 employees KOMO News. Late last week, officials said that 68 employees had tested positive.
At the time of the outbreak, Yakima County handled an increase in COVID-19 cases. Interim Health Officer Larry Jecha said in a statement, “The level of COVID-19 continues to increase throughout the county.”
Jecha said: “This week we saw a record number of hospitalizations, and we need your help to stop this spread.” “Remember, masks alone are not an effective intervention. This is a mask, plus social distancing. And washing hands frequently, and most importantly, staying at home when you are sick will help us stop the spread of COVID-19.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the county has been infected with 19,281 cases of coronavirus since the pandemic, causing 314 deaths. Sanitary area.