This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the 2019 novel coronavirus.

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the 2019 novel coronavirus.

What we know: Washington coronavirus outbreak at a glance

With links to official information.

Here are the latest developments related to the COVID-19 outbreak in Snohomish County and Washington, and links to more information. Do you have a question about the outbreak? Maybe we can get it answered. Email us.

All HeraldNet coronavirus stories here


The latest data

Thursday, June 17

The count of cases and deaths is a moving target, with jurisdictions reporting sometimes-contradictory numbers. Ours might not match what other media are reporting.

Cumulative cases statewide since January 2020: 446,124

— Fatalities statewide: 5,810

• Cumulative cases in Snohomish County: 39,710

— Fatalities in Snohomish County: 603

— Currently hospitalized: 18

— Hospitalized and on ventilators: 2

Snohomish Health District data dashboard

• Cases in King County: 111,382 (1,610 fatalities)

• Cases in Island County: 1,836 (29 fatalities)

• Cases in Pierce County: 56,420 (632 fatalities)

• Other counties reporting deaths: Adams (24), Asotin (29), Benton (226), Chelan (69), Clallam (13), Clark (282), Columbia (6), Cowlitz (86), Douglas (23), Ferry (8), Franklin (114), Garfield (5), Grant (82), Grays Harbor (75), Jefferson (4), Kitsap (116), Kittitas (34), Klickitat (10), Lewis (73), Lincoln (11), Mason (34), Okanogan (41), Pacific (14), Pend Oreille (9), Skagit (74), Skamania (1), Spokane (671), Stevens (28), Thurston (110), Wahkiakum (1), Walla Walla (67), Whatcom (103), Whitman (50), Yakima (449)


Washington ‘Roadmap to Recovery’

Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery uses a county approach for a phased reopening plan. The required thresholds help determine if it is safe for a county to enter a new phase of reopening. Snohomish County is in Phase 3. The counties are reviewed every three weeks. The measures include:

• Trend in the 14-day rate of new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population.

• Trend in 14-day rate of new COVID-19 hospital admissions per 100,000 population.

• Average 7-day percent occupancy of ICU beds.

• 7-day percent positive of COVID-19 tests.



More HeraldNet coronavirus stories here

5 Everett residents win vaccine lottery prizes in first week

One-time payments of $1,250 proposed for some county workers

County airport workers got early shot at vaccinations

Vaccination rates in the county vary greatly by location

When businesses break COVID rules, many warnings, few fines

Inslee sets June 30 target for Washington to fully reopen

How to get vaccinated in Snohomish County




VaccinateWA vaccine finder: (Unofficial, volunteer-run)

Snohomish Health District: Coronavirus home | Vaccine info | Case count info | General virus info | FAQ | Schools and child care | Blog with updates | Questions: Email or call 800-525-0127, then press #

Washington State Department of Health: Statewide case count and data dashboards | Vaccination locations

Public Health—Seattle & King County: Coronavirus updates | News releases | COVID-19 dashboards

Johns Hopkins University COVID data resources: Status dashboard for Snohomish County | Status dashboard for Washington

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Coronavirus overview | Cases in U.S.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME): Washington coronavirus dashboard

Washington state coronavirus response



Best practices

Basic hygiene:

Wear a mask.

Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use alcohol sanitizer.

Wear a mask.

Cover coughs and sneezes.

Wear a mask.

Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.

Wear a mask.

Stay home if you’re sick or around someone who is.

Wear a mask.

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