Washington

Cases

New WA Cases

September 18
+404
Trend
Flat

New WA Deaths

September 18
+6
Trend
Flat

Total WA Cases

Confirmed cases
81,602
Deaths
2,037

Tests in WA

Positive-Test Rate
2.9%
Note: Washington has not reported negative case numbers since August 1st, resulting in a reported 100% positive-test rate

County Trends

Rising
4
Falling
13
Flat
22

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
King 21,264 116 751
Spokane 6,072 54 150
Pierce 7,467 42 191
Snohomish 6,647 32 210
Grant 2,733 26 19
Whitman 1,103 20 0
Yakima 11,229 16 256
Grays Harbor 404 13 6
Benton 4,385 11 127
Clark 2,524 8 62
Whatcom 1,233 8 40
Walla Walla 847 8 5
Franklin 4,154 7 63
Stevens 143 7 2
Kitsap 1,131 6 11
Asotin 82 6 2
Adams 785 5 9
Mason 364 5 3
Thurston 1,015 4 17
Skagit 1,073 3 22
Island 290 3 11
Kittitas 493 2 22
Clallam 220 2 1
Pacific 80 2 3
Okanogan 1,025 1 10
Cowlitz 590 1 6
Lewis 451 1 4
Jefferson 72 1 0
Pend Oreille 58 1 0
Chelan 1,825 0 14
Douglas 1,176 0 9
Klickitat 190 0 3
Skamania 60 0 1
Lincoln 39 0 1
Ferry 29 0 0
San Juan 29 0 0
Columbia 14 0 1
Garfield 11 0 0
Wahkiakum 6 0 0

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
1 day ago
Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
Washington
STATUS: HALTED
Cases
81,602 confirmed cases, with 404 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate
Closures
Nursing-home visits; indoor performance venue
Fact
Goldman Sachs economic study says national mask mandate could save 5 percent of GDP. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
6/26/2020
Washington governor Inslee issued a statewide mask mandate, both indoors and outdoors

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.