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After the announcement of Gov. Jay Inslee’s new four-week COVID-19 restrictions, local small business owners in the U-District are bracing for the most recent set of challenges amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Just days before students were set to travel around the country for Thanksgiving, the UW had to cancel coronavirus tests for many students as the demand from community members with symptoms skyrocketed.
The UW’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is projecting 438,941 COVID-19 deaths nationwide by March 1, 2021. Locally, Washington state continues to see a gradual increase in COVID-19 cases, leading the IHME to project 7,002 COVID-19 deaths by March 1, 2021.
In a year with the highest voter turnout in U.S. history, the organizations that make up UW’s political sphere, including the Washington Public Interest Research Group (WashPIRG), have spent the past several months fighting to get out the student vote.
A King County intervention that moved more than 700 people out of shelters and into single-occupancy hotel rooms limited coronavirus transmission and led to positive well-being outcomes among those relocated, according to early findings in a UW study of the de-intensification effort.
University officials remain unsure about how to approach a spring quarter amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic peaking locally. Even if coronavirus cases decrease sufficiently, they say a hybrid model may not be what is best for students.
Coronavirus cases on the UW’s Greek Row have jumped again to 348 after weeks of stagnation, as of Wednesday morning, according to the university.
UW President Ana Mari Cauce held a public forum at Tuesday’s Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW) Senate meeting, in which she discussed challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic along with upcoming changes to campus policing.
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Amid a global pandemic that demands cleanliness and social distancing, several local transit agencies, including King County Metro and Community Transit in Snohomish County, announced the suspension of fares earlier this year. Ridership numbers plummeted as schools and workplaces closed and …
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