San Juan County case count update

Submitted by San Juan County.

Note: Current positive case numbers are available online at the County Case Data Dashboard. As indicated on that page, these numbers are only updated after case confirmation is complete, usually daily. It is possible that other information sources in the community may be quicker to report on new cases, but ensuring privacy and accuracy is critical for this official information source.

Since the last update on Friday, Feb. 8, total cases in San Juan County have increased from 123 to 126. Two of these new cases are on Lopez Island and the third is on Orcas Island.

Note that approximately 43 close contacts of positive cases are currently in active quarantine.

Orcas Island

There is one new case on Orcas Island since the last update. That case is a household contact of a previous positive case.

Two positive cases are still under active monitoring on Orcas Island at this time.

Lopez Island

There are two new cases on Lopez Island. The following details are known about those cases:

-Based on current investigation, both of these new positive cases have been tied to previous positive cases on Lopez Island.

There are six positive cases being actively monitored on Lopez Island at this time.

San Juan Island

There are no new cases on San Juan Island.

There are three positive cases being actively monitored on San Juan Island at this time.

Overall picture

-Please review this recent update urging islanders to avoid high-risk travel off-island and to avoid hosting of guests from off-island,

– Latest information on vaccine distribution is available at