Washington coronavirus cases nearing 37,000

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington health officials confirmed 1,088 additional cases of the coronavirus on Monday, including 11 more deaths. The state Department of Health says the number of cases reported Monday includes a data processing backlog of cases over the holiday weekend. Over the past four days the average daily case total has been 711. The update brings the state total to 36,985 cases and 1,370 deaths. About 3.7% of people diagnosed in Washington have died.