Health officials are bracing for a spike in people testing positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. They’re concerned about transmission during Labor Day festivities.
Hundreds of worshipers — including many without masks — crowded the streets of Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood on Monday to sing, pray and protest after the city of Seattle shuttered Gas Works Park, where organizers had originally called for people to gather.
Throughout Tuesday, on this page, we’ll post updates on the outbreak and its effects on the Seattle area, the Pacific Northwest and the world. Updates from Monday are here, and all our coronavirus coverage can be found here.