WSU delays May commencement due to virus concerns

Two more workers at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing to five the number of people in the 850-bed facility who have acquired the disease. Also Washington State University President Kirk Schulz announced that the traditional May commencement ceremonies for students would be delayed until at least August on all of the school’s campuses. Schulz did say that on May 9 there would be an online commencement for all campuses. In Washington, 132 people have died from COVID-19.