By John Cornelison on
1/2/2022 3:55 PM
COVID-19 Update from Vashon Emergency Operations
Center & VashonBePrepared
In the past week, Vashon Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) recorded 60 new COVID-19 cases (out of 258 tests
performed). Five additional positives came from testing Vashon High School (VHS) boys' varsity basketball team
members. Those results put the count at over 65 cases for this week by the MRC (not including any tests received by
Vashon residents at other testing facilities).
In a single week:
Vashon logged over 20% of all its cases recorded since the start of the
pandemic, 94 weeks ago.
Spiked to a case rate six times the CDC threshold for "high transmission."
Reached a positive test rate twice that of Vashon's previous high rate in
Lost its status as the safest community in Puget Sound, from a spike equal to the
case rate on the mainland.
Testing at Vashon High School
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