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By Jana Hill 

Health District: COVID-19 surge in 'uncharted territory'

Prevention remains as top priority


Last updated 11/12/2020 at 10:20am

Distance and caution are strongly advised by the Joint Information Commission in Snohomish County, as COVID-19 cases rise past levels seen in the spring when the entire state was required to shelter in place.

"It's much like we're driving on ice that when we hit the brakes we're still going to keep moving," said health officer at the Snohomish Health District, Chris Spitters.

The rolling two-week count for the County was 188 per 100,000, a record-breaking spike higher than any time since case-counting began in the count. Snohomish County recorded 10,455 cases Nov. 10, with 217 in Mill Cree...

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