Ritzville takes hit for large wedding
Over 300 Othello and Moses Lake residents allegedly attended event
Last updated 11/19/2020 at 6:17pm
GRANT COUNTY — A COVID-19 "spreader event" attributed to Ritzville by news media sources did not involve Ritzville residents, according to Adams County Health Department spokesperson Karen Potts.
Ritzville became national news when Grant County Health District Administrator Theresa Adkinson issued a press release headlined "Ritzville Wedding Attendees Asked to Quarnatine and Test for COVID-19."
News sources were soon claiming over 300 people who "attended a Ritzville wedding" may have been exposed to the virus.
"We are not aware of anyone from Ritzville that attended, as far as we can...