COVID-19 in Washington: Links and resources to help you during coronavirus pandemic

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  • Coronavirus: Firefighters ask public to be honest if they’re sick

    Firefighters and first responders in Washington state are seeking donations of protective gear and ask the public to be honest about their symptoms when they call for help so that workers can prepare.

  • Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021

    Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021 — almost exactly one year after the games were due to start.

  • Report: Mass breakout in Yakima started as jail riot

    Last week's mass breakout from the Yakima County jail began with an inmate refusing to go back to his bed, leading to a riot.

  • How would overwhelmed hospitals decide who to treat first?

    NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse with asthma, a grandfather with cancer and a homeless man with no known family are wracked with coronavirus-induced fevers. They are struggling to breathe, and a ventilator could save their lives. But who gets one when there aren’t enough to go around? Health care workers are dreading the prospect of such dire scenarios as U.S. hospitals brace for a looming surge in patients who need breathing machines and other resources that could soon be […]

  • Dutch museum says van Gogh painting stolen in overnight raid

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch museum that is currently closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus said Monday a painting by Vincent van Gogh on loan for an exhibition was stolen in a raid overnight. The Singer Laren museum east of Amsterdam says “Spring Garden” by the Dutch master was taken in the early hours of Monday. Museum director Evert van Os said the institution that houses the collection of American couple William and Anna Singer is […]

  • New York state surpasses 1,000 coronavirus deaths

    New York state’s death toll from the coronavirus outbreak climbed Sunday above 1,000, less than a month after the first known infection in the state.

  • President Trump adds 30 days to distancing guidelines as coronavirus spreads

    President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S.

  • Sequim man sentenced to 3 years in prison for poaching big game

    A western Washington man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for hunting violations in one of the largest poaching cases in state history.

  • Former Washington football coach Jim Lambright dies at 77

    SEATTLE (AP) — Former Washington football coach Jim Lambright has died at age 77, the school announced on Sunday. Lambright spent nearly four decades associated with the Washington program as a player, assistant coach and head coach. “I’m deeply saddened by the news of Coach Lambright’s passing. Coach Lambright is synonymous with Husky football and he gave so much to this program both as a player and coach,” Washington athletic director Jennifer Cohen said in a statement. Washington mourns the […]

  • Inslee: Washington needs more coronavirus test supplies

    Washington has been testing more people for COVID-19 recently, but Governor Jay Inslee says the state lacks some necessary materials to do more.

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