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    Updates on the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic in the Northwest

    This post will be updated with information about the Covid-19 pandemic in Washington state. Scroll down for older information. As of Friday, October 30, the Washington State Department of Health reports: 2,366 Covid-19 related deaths; 106,573 confirmed cases (2.2% death rate among positive cases). Compared to white people and Asian people, the rate of Covid cases is nearly three times higher for Black people, and nearly seven times higher for Latino/x people and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders.

  • caption: Anna-Marie Lim, center, participates in an outdoor socially-distanced bounce and sculpt fitness class led by Allison Axdorff, not pictured, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Upbeats fitness studio along NW Leary Way in Seattle.

    Updates: Covid-19 pandemic in Washington state (October 26-30)

    This post will be updated with information about the Covid-19 pandemic in Washington state. Scroll down for older information. As of Sunday, October 25, the Washington State Department of Health reports: 2,296 Covid-19 related deaths; 102,913 confirmed cases (2.2% death rate among positive cases). Compared to white people and Asian people, the rate of Covid cases is nearly three times higher for Black people, and nearly seven times higher for Latino/x people and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders.

  • caption: A COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna Inc. and the National Institutes of Health, shown here, is one of three vaccines in Phase 3 trials in the U.S. With development and testing underway, health officials are asking states to prepare for limited distribution of a potential vaccine as soon as this fall — though some experts say that's too early.

    Pandemic updates in Washington state (October 19-25)

    This post will be updated with information about the Covid-19 pandemic in Washington state. Scroll down for older information. As of Sunday, October 18, the Washington State Department of Health reports: 2,239 Covid-19 related deaths; 98,201 confirmed cases (2.4% death rate among positive cases). Compared to white people and Asian people, the rate of Covid cases is nearly three times higher for Black people, and nearly seven times higher for Latino/x people and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders.

  • caption: Volunteer Cheryl Gaddis stacks crates on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at the Tukwila Pantry Food Bank on South 140th Street in Tukwila. Gaddis has volunteered at the Riverton Park Methodist Church, the site of the food bank, for 15 years.

    Updates: Pandemic in Washington state (October 12-18)

    This post will be updated with information about the Covid-19 pandemic in Washington state. Scroll down for older information. As of Friday, October 9, the Washington State Department of Health reports: 2,190 Covid-19 related deaths; 92,560 confirmed cases (2.4% death rate among positive cases). Compared to white people and Asian people, the rate of Covid cases is nearly three times higher for Black people, and nearly seven times higher for Latino/x people and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders.