Details released about WA virus cases, hospitalizations

SEATTLE (AP) — Health authorities have reported 16 more coronavirus deaths in Washington, bringing the total to at least 491 in the state, and released more detailed information about hospitalizations and the racial breakdown of people with COVID-19. The Washington State Department of Health reported Saturday there were more than 10,200 confirmed cases. Authorities also had some numbers about the race and ethnicity of coronavirus cases, however that information was unavailable for more than half of the positive results. Of the cases where race and ethnicity was established, 58% were non-Hispanic white, 22% were Hispanic, 9% were Asian and 6% were black.