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COVID-19 outbreak at Washington state Costco leaves 145 workers infected


#At least 145 employees of a #Washington state #Costco have been infected with COVID-19, county health officials announced #Tuesday, according to a report.

The outbreak at the store in #Union #Gap could worsen, officials said, as testing of workers continues, KOMO news reported.

“As #Costco continues its site-wide testing, we anticipate the number of cases to continue to go up over the next few days as results are received,” #Melissa #Sixberry, #Yakima #County’s director of disease control, told the outlet.

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The store, which employs 383 people, is allowed to remain open during the outbreak as it has implemented county-recommended measures to curb the contagion’s spread.

#All 145 workers who tested positive are in isolation, the report said.

#Yakima #County, where the store is located, has reported over 18,200 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of #Wednesday.



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https://nypost.com/2020/12/31/covid-19-outbreak-at-washington-state-costco-leaves-145-workers-infected/

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