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First confirmed case of COVID-19 in the United States is diagnosed in Snohomish County on January 20, 2020.

On January 20, 2020, the first confirmed case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in the United States is diagnosed in Snohomish County, north of Seattle. The patient is a 35-year-old man who has recently ret...

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After two people die in Kirkland in the first reported deaths from COVID-19 in the United States, Governor Jay Inslee declares a State of Emergency on February 29, 2020.

Washingtn Governor Jay Inslee declares a State of Emergency following the first two reported U.S. deaths from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), in Kirkland, on February 29, 2020. The deaths actuall...

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The University of Washington, with more than 52,000 students on three campuses, transitions to remote learning on March 9, 2020.

On March 9, 2020, with two weeks left in the winter quarter, the University of Washington moves to hold all classes online to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. More than 52,000 students, along with fac...

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Governor Jay Inslee orders a statewide school closure to slow the spread of COVID-19 on March 13, 2020.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee (b. 1951) orders a statewide school closure to slow the spread of COVID-19, on March 13, 2020. Several schools in the Puget Sound region have already been shuttered for ...

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Governor Jay Inslee issues a statewide "Stay Home-Stay Healthy" order on March 23, 2020.

Washington residents begin a period of COVID-19 isolation when Governor Jay Inslee (b. 1951) issues a statewide "Stay Home-Stay Healthy" order on March 23, 2020. The order changes life fundamentally f...

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The first of many deaths from a COVID-19 outbreak at the Spokane Veterans Home occurs on April 8, 2020.

On April 8, 2020, a severe COVID-19 outbreak at the Spokane Veterans Home results in the first of many deaths. The deceased was a resident who had been on end-of-life care before contracting the coron...

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