COVID-19 transmission flattening, not enough to reverse skyrocketing trends from November
December 31, 2020
OLYMPIA—Washington State remains in a highly precarious situation, even as COVID-19 transmission begins to flatten. A report released on December 24, 2020, showed that there has been a substantial decrease in transmission, however, it is not enough to reverse the skyrocketed rates that followed the Thanksgiving holiday.
The report indicates, based on the timing of this trend, the case count plateau may be due, in part, to the current restrictions on gatherings and certain businesses. The report finds include:
• COVID-19 transmission is plateauing but hasn’t decreased enough. The bes...