Washington state in ‘very dangerous time of this pandemic’

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state Department of Health has reported more than 6,200 new cases of the coronavirus, representing roughly three days of cases. Thirty-six deaths were also reported, according to The Seattle Times. Health officials said Monday evening the 6,277 new cases reported includes a case backlog because of the surge in cases and testing over the last week. Officials say disease transmission skyrocketing around the state and “we are at the highest risk we have been at throughout the entire pandemic. Officials say do not have friends and other family inside your home for social gatherings.