Coronavirus

Business groups ask governor not to roll some counties to Phase 2

Nearly 70 state business organizations are urging Gov. Jay Inslee to delay for three weeks any… Continue reading

 

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance

The latest news on the pandemic, plus symptom information and prevention tips

 

Travel could cause COVID surge

Health officers encourage 7-day quarantine

 

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Vaccination clinic workiers Jack Harmon, front, and Jeramey Johnson check in motorists and direct traffic during Saturday's clinic at Port Angeles High School.
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Vaccination clinic workiers Jack Harmon, front, and Jeramey Johnson check in motorists and direct traffic during Saturday's clinic at Port Angeles High School.

Inslee to announce county rollbacks on Monday

Gov. Jay Inslee will announce Monday whether some counties in Washington state will have to roll back to Phase 2 of the state’s… Continue reading

Peninsula College cancels women’s basketball games due to COVID-19

The Peninsula College women’s basketball team has canceled its next three games due to confirmed cases of COVID-19. The outbreak was up… Continue reading

Clallam officials suspect U.K. variant in three cases

Clallam County officials suspect that three COVID-19 cases are of the U.K. variant of the novel coronavirus, officials reported Thursday. If tests confirm the mutated… Continue reading

Anne Chastain, Clallam County emergency operations coordinator, discusses the county’s response to COVID-19 at the Port Angeles Business Association’s breakfast meeting. (Rob Ollikainen/Peninsula Daily News)

Official: Clallam County could see herd immunity by June

Emergency Operations Center chief discusses vaccine program

Anne Chastain, Clallam County emergency operations coordinator, discusses the county’s response to COVID-19 at the Port Angeles Business Association’s breakfast meeting. (Rob Ollikainen/Peninsula Daily News)

State confirms cases of vaccinated people getting COVID-19

The state Department of Health is investigating reports of people in the state who tested positive for COVID-19 more than… Continue reading

State vaccine eligibility expands to 16 and older April 15

Washington state is opening up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all residents age 16 and older starting… Continue reading

More now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Among them: Restaurant workers, those with chronic illness