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12 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in span of 6 days as county eases safety measure orders

- Moses Lake, WA

The Grant County Health District has confirmed 12 new COVID-19 cases in the span of six days.

As public safety measures are relaxed across the county and state cases have started to rise gradually. After a packed non social distancing memorial day weekend the health district has confirmed 15 new cases across the county from the 26th of May to the 28th of May.

Thursday’s new cases include residents in the Moses Lake metro area including Ephrata, and Mattawa. Grant County Health District officials said that six of the new cases are linked to previously confirmed cases that were spread through family and large social gatherings. One of the new case was linked to travel outside the county with the case being under investigation.

Quincy is still Grant County's COVID-19 epicenter with a total number of confirmed cases at 75 as of Thursday (05/29/2020) evening.

Moses Lake now has a total of 44 cases and is slowly rising past Mattawa which currently has a total of 55 cases. The Grant County Health District has estimated that 133 cases are pending test results, and out of the 215 total confirmed cases in Grant County, two patients are hospitalized and 106 have recovered.

Confirmed cases by city (Grant County):

  • Quincy: 75

  • Mattawa: 55

  • Moses Lake: 44

  • Ephrata: 17

  • Royal City: 12

  • Warden: 5

  • Soap Lake: 4

  • Grand Coulee/Electric City: 2

  • Grant/Adams County Line (within Grant County): 1

  • Coulee City: 0

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