More than 900 cases of coronavirus cases were confirmed in Washington state over the weekend. Gov. Inslee announced that he paused counties from moving into Phase 4 of reopening.
Confirmed coronavirus cases across Washington state
Follow live updates today below.
Monday, June 29:
5:41pm – The state’s Joint Information Center said face mask exemption cards are not real.
The Department of Justice has also been made aware of postings or flyers circulating on the internet with their seal, regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and the use of face masks during the pandemic. These postings were not issued by the department and are not endorsed by the department. Read more.
3:50pm – The Washington State Department of Health is reporting a total of 32,253 confirmed cases statewide with 1,320 deaths. There has been a total 548,220 tests, with 5.9% positive results.
3:34pm – Pierce County has allocated nearly $80 million in CARES Act funding so far, almost half of which has been directed to public health initiatives, including diagnostic testing, investigations surge staffing, and isolation and quarantine centers.
“We are closely monitoring case data, and we have more work ahead of us before applying for Phase 3,” said County Executive Bruce Dammeier. “Ramping up testing and contact notification are critical to effectively dealing with the spread of the virus.”
2:26pm – The University of Washington reports only 21% of people who tested positive for COVID-19 went into isolation on the day they developed symptoms. People, on average, reported going three days from the time they develop symptoms until they get

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