Coronavirus

Report: Virus spreading in households, gatherings, worksites

SEATTLE (AP) — A new report shows people infected with the coronavirus in Washington state’s most populous county in recent weeks have been mostly exposed in homes, during social activities and gatherings, and in workplaces. Instead of a few “hotspots,”…

Officials warn that COVID-19 hospitalizations are spiking

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday warned that hospitalizations in the state are nearing rates seen early in the pandemic due to a continued surge in new coronavirus cases around the state, and he said that restrictions on businesses may need to be expanded if the growth of cases doesn’t slow.