Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 5: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation
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Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 5: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

Washingtonians yearning for a taste of Northwest normalcy may feel some relief today as more than 100 state parks reopen for day use after weeks of coronavirus-related closures. Gov. Inslee announced phased-in relaxations of his stay-home order last week. Public health officials are instructing residents to continue practicing social distancing. Here’s what you need to know before heading […]

Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 4: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation
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Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 4: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

About two-thirds of Seattleites say they’re willing to keep up physical distancing for as long as required, according to a new survey. Many respondents here said they’d want one of two things to happen — both based on data — before distancing can be put to rest: Widespread antibody testing or a significant drop in coronavirus […]

Lummi Nation has its first coronavirus cases in weeks; outbreak attributed to kids playing together
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Lummi Nation has its first coronavirus cases in weeks; outbreak attributed to kids playing together

A new cluster of coronavirus cases detected by testing at the Lummi Nation has been traced to children playing together, tribal health officials said. Sixteen new cases announced Wednesday through Friday by the Lummi health department bring the tribe’s total to 40 people infected. Before this outbreak, the reservation hadn’t had a new case in […]

Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 3: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation
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Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 3: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

Washington has surpassed 15,000 cases of COVID-19, according to the state Department of Health. Of the 207,315 tests conducted statewide as of Friday night. Of the tests conducted, 7.2% have been positive. A worker at an Amazon warehouse in DuPont has tested positive for COVID-19, the Seattle-based tech giant confirmed Saturday afternoon. Amazon has not provided a total […]

Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 2: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation
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Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 2: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

Gov. Jay Inslee officially announced Friday that Washington’s stay-at-home order will be extended until May 31, as he and state officials try to keep the new coronavirus from roaring back. Here’s what his four-phase plan looks like for businesses and gatherings. Although Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has warned against […]

Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 1: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation
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Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, May 1: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

State and local governments continue to struggle under the weight of pandemic-induced costs, and are seeking up to $1 trillion in federal aid to avoid layoffs, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday. On Mercer Island, where city officials project they’ll end the year with a $5.6 million deficit, more than 60 city employees have been laid off. Newly available […]

Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, April 30: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation
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Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, April 30: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

Newly available federal benefits helped draw more than 145,000 new unemployment claims in Washington state last week, pushing the state’s total to nearly three-quarters of a million as coronavirus continues to hammer the economy. For the week ending April 25, the state received 145,757 initial claims for unemployment insurance, up nearly 75% from the number […]

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Coronavirus daily news updates, April 27: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

The Washington state Department of Health (DOH) confirmed 202 new cases and 11 deaths from COVID-19 in Washington as of midnight Saturday, bringing statewide totals to 13,521 infections, including 749 deaths. So far, 175,477 tests have been conducted in Washington, the department said Sunday. As Gov. Jay Inslee navigates a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, his role has […]

Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, April 27: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation
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Live: Coronavirus daily news updates, April 27: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the nation

The Washington state Department of Health (DOH) confirmed 202 new cases and 11 deaths from COVID-19 in Washington as of midnight Saturday, bringing statewide totals to 13,521 infections, including 749 deaths. So far, 175,477 tests have been conducted in Washington, the department said Sunday. As Gov. Jay Inslee navigates a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, his role has […]