Washington Cases: 20,764
On Monday, Seattle opened its first drive-thru clinic and has plans to keep expanding. Right now, they set up shop in a parking lot in Northgate at their Northwest Outpatient Medical Center.
The University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview will now test all incoming patients for COVID-19, in order to better protect clinicians caring for them, KUOW reported. Previously, only those who had symptoms were tested, but reports of asymptomatic patients testing positive prompted the change.
—Washington, Oregon and California have signed a pact to aid in the recovery of their economies. According to a statement, released by Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington, Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon and Gov. Gavin Newsom of California.
There are now at least 10,538 cases of COVID-19 in the state, mostly in King and Snohomish counties, outside of Seattle. At least 516 people have died, according to the Washington Department of Health.
In King County, 4,517 people have become infected and 295 people have died from the virus, with another 1,876 infected and 70 deaths from COVID-19 in Snohomish County. About 8.5% of people are testing positive, and the state has conducted at least 87,784 tests, according to the department of health.