Coronavirus daily news updates, May 14: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world

Coronavirus daily news updates, May 14: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world

More than 107,000 people died from drug overdoses in the U.S. during the second year of the pandemic, setting a new tragic record, according to an estimate from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Meanwhile, North Korea has reported 27 COVID-19 deaths in its first acknowledged outbreak as officials scramble to contain the spread among the estimated 26 million people in the country who are largely unvaccinated. We’re updating this page with the latest news about the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the Seattle area, the U.S. and the world. Click here to see the rest of our coronavirus coverage and here to see how we track the daily spread across Washington. Judge tosses COVID vaccine objections of Hanford workers A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought …
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