30 coronavirus cases in outbreak at Bremerton hospital

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — State health officials say more than 30 COVID-19 cases have been reported in an outbreak at a Bremerton hospital. The Washington State Department of Health said Friday afternoon the outbreak has affected multiple units at St. Michael Medical Center, which is part of the CHI Franciscan system. Officials say the outbreak involves hospital staff and employees. The Kitsap Public Health District and state health officials say they are working with the hospital to contain the outbreak after the first case was reported late last week. Officials say patients discharged from the impacted units have been notified and that new admissions and visitation at the hospital is currently limited.