State health officials say daily case counts may be starting to level off, but the number of hospitalizations continues to rise.
SEATTLE, WA — Health officials reported 780 new coronavirus cases and seven additional deaths in Washington on Wednesday, as the state neared 55,000 COVID-19 illnesses diagnosed since the crisis began. Per the latest data, at least 1,555 patients have now died from complications linked to the virus across the state. Health labs have processed more than 958,000 tests in Washington, with 5.7 percent returning positive…. Read more
The numbers come amid a new study that found hospitalization and death rates were up across Washington. Catch up on the latest developments.
SEATTLE, WA — State health officials reported 30 new deaths linked to COVID-19 in Washington and 884 new confirmed cases of the disease Tuesday. That is not the highest death toll Washington has seen yet, several days in late March saw death tolls in the mid-30s, but it is a significant jump over recent days, which have seen daily deaths in the teens or even single digits. … Read more
The state added 818 new coronavirus cases Thursday, continuing a trend of high daily case counts. Catch up on the latest developments.
SEATTLE, WA — State health officials confirmed 9 new deaths linked to COVID-19 in Washington and 818 new confirmed cases of the disease Thursday, continuing the streak of high daily case counts that has health officials scrambling and state leaders warning of potential repercussions. … Read more
The city said it reached the “difficult decision” after several large gatherings in recent weeks, in violation of coronavirus mandates.
MERCER ISLAND, WA — Mercer Island city officials closed Groveland Beach Park indefinitely on Thursday, citing weeks of large gatherings in violation of physical distancing requirements, limits on group sizes and the statewide mask mandate. … Read more