COVID-19 continues to rage in Spokane and Moses Lake areas

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic continues to rage in the Spokane region, with outbreaks linked to long-term care facilities and the Airway Heights Corrections Center.Meanwhile, Grant County continues to see the effects of a 300-person wedding near Ritzville that became a COVID-19 super spreader event. The November wedding has been linked to outbreaks and possible deaths in long-term care facilities in the Moses Lake area.The Spokesman-Review reports health officials determined that care facilities staff in Grant County attended the wedding and later tested positive for COVID-19.At least three care facilities in Grant County have reported outbreaks since the wedding, but a definitive connection between those outbreaks and the wedding remains unclear.