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WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance

Find the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak, plus symptom information and prevention tips

 

Feds propose $611,000 fine for Seattle-area nursing home

Inspection of the Life Care Center of Kirkland conducted March 16

 

Inslee asks state manufacturers for COVID-19 supplies

Gov. Jay Inslee asked Washington manufacturers to start producing personal protective equipment, saying the federal… Continue reading

 

State to get nearly $3 billion from virus stimulus bill

Washington state is set to receive nearly $3 billion from the federal stimulus bill passed to help with the economic… Continue reading

How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots

As the coronavirus pandemic knocks primary election after primary election off schedule,… Continue reading

Washington state House, Senate pass major bills

State requires sex ed, takes gun safety measures, bans free plastic bags

WSDOT offers notices for virus changes

The Washington Department of Transportation has made several announcements in response to the current COVID-19 emergency. According to a press release, Washington State… Continue reading

Virus shutdowns cause big spike in state jobless claims

Washington state saw an 843 percent week-over-week increase in claims for unemployment benefits last week as… Continue reading

Two more workers at psychiatric hospital have coronavirus

Two more workers at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing… Continue reading

What does Gov. Inslee’s ‘stay-at-home’ order allow, restrict?

The PDN breaks down what is and isn’t permitted for Washingtonians

Police: 6 of 12 Yakima County jail escapees remain on loose

A search is underway for six of 12 inmates who escaped from the Yakima County jail on Monday, authorities said. The Washington… Continue reading

Feds release results of inspection at virus-hit nursing home

Life Care Center of Kirkland failed to rapidly identify, manage sick residents

Boeing to suspend production in Seattle because of virus

Boeing is suspending operations at its Seattle area facilities due to the spread of coronavirus in the area, idling tens of thousands of… Continue reading

Volunteers test experimental COVID-19 vaccine

The first people to roll up their sleeves to receive an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus… Continue reading

State death toll from COVID-19 climbs to 74

The death toll in Washington state from the coronavirus increased to 74 on Thursday, and the number… Continue reading

Patient at Washington psychiatric hospital has COVID-19

A patient as Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital has tested positive for coronavirus, and workers at the… Continue reading

Medical personnel wait for a driver to pull up at a drive-through COVID-19 testing station for University of Washington Medicine patients Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Seattle. The appointment-only drive-through clinic began a day earlier. Health authorities in Washington reported more COVID-19 deaths in the state that has been hardest hit by the outbreak. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)

Washington state COVID-19 deaths up to 67

Gov. Inslee issues eviction ban

Medical personnel wait for a driver to pull up at a drive-through COVID-19 testing station for University of Washington Medicine patients Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Seattle. The appointment-only drive-through clinic began a day earlier. Health authorities in Washington reported more COVID-19 deaths in the state that has been hardest hit by the outbreak. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)

Black Ball ferry service to continue

President announced border closure to Canada this morning

Inslee orders all greater Seattle area schools to close

King, Pierce and Snohomish counties affected