Colfax Elementary okay to return, despite weekend spike
August 20, 2020
There were 69 new positive COVID tests reported Saturday and Sunday, at least one of which is in a Greek house congregate living situation.
According to Public Health Director Troy Henderson, there is a “strong connection” between the cases. All were from Pullman and mostly young adults. Thirteen cases were in people in the 0-19 age range and the rest in the 20-39 age range.
The spike coincides with the recent increase of Washington State University students to the Pullman area.
The increase in people in Whitman County does not change the metric used by Public Health to determine the...