COVID cases up slightly
October 21, 2021
Mason County saw a slight uptick in COVID-19 cases last week, increasing six cases to 207.
There were five deaths in the last week, including three men, a 50-, 60- and 80-year old and two women, a 70- and 80-year old. The county death toll is 64.
The state cases are dropping but Mason County cases are holding, according to Mason County Area Command. Director of Community Services Dave Windom said he is scratching his head about why this is occurring.
"I'm wondering if we're a micropolitan community, meaning we service two metro areas in Kitsap and Thruston counties and the disease is bein...