New COVID-19 case confirmed on Orcas

Submitted by San Juan County

There has been one new confirmed positive test result in San Juan County since the last case summary on Aug. 3. The case investigation was completed on Thursday, Aug. 13. This is the 31st case in San Juan County and the 12th on Orcas Island.

The case occurred in an Orcas Island resident who was tested off-island. Due to timing and nature of recent travel history, it is likely that transmission occurred off-island. This case has resulted in no close contacts requiring quarantine.

San Juan County will continue to provide weekly updates on any new cases on Thursdays unless the situation requires an immediate update to ensure public health or is an especially notable situation.