As we celebrate Labor Day today, top U.S. Health official Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that this holiday weekend is “a critical point” in the pandemic as health officials worry about a possible COVID-19 spike from backyard parties, crowded bars and other gatherings. Track the spread of the pandemic here.
Throughout Monday, on this page, we’ll post Seattle Times journalists’ updates on the outbreak and its effects on the Seattle area, the Pacific Northwest and the world. Updates from Sunday are here and all our coronavirus coverage can be found here.
The following graphic includes the most recent numbers from the Washington State Department of Health, released Sunday afternoon.