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Klickitat, Wasco, and Skamania Counties Announce New COVID-19 Patients

Klickitat County announced on Thursday a seventh confirmed case of COVID-19…Wasco County confirmed its second…and the first case has been diagnosed in Skamania County.  Klickitat County officials have not yet released a general area of the county where the patient was found to have COVID-19.  Five of the six previous cases had been in the central portion of the county.  Wasco County said its second COVID-19 patient is currently receiving care in Mid-Columbia Medical Center but released few other details…other than to say this case is not related to the individual who tested positive at the Oregon Veterans Home.  Skamania County officials say the investigation into the case there shows the individual has been isolated within his home and has already notified close contacts, family and friends.  Those that have been contacted are self-quarantining to their residence for 14 days after their last contact with the confirmed case.