Increasing COVID cases could delay return to school
Last updated 10/14/2020 at 9:31pm
At a community forum held on Zoom and YouTube Oct. 12, Edmonds School District Superintendent Gustavo Balderas and other administrators said a return to school could be paused as COVID-19 cases increase in Snohomish County.
Earlier that day, just after 2 p.m., the district received a Snohomish Health District update spelling out a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases: 72 per 100,000 people.
Snohomish County is in Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Safe Start plan, and needs to have 25 cases or fewer per 100,000 to move to Stage 3.
The district plan to continue its work towards implementing its own...