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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Chinatown-International District and Seattle-area Asian communities have felt the effects of COVID-19 since January, and the IE is working to cover our stories, updates, experiences, activism and how we care for one another.

Why does so much beautiful art come out of difficult times? Take a walk...

Featuring photography by Auriza Ugalino. For a span of time, buckets of paint and art supplies lined each block of the Chinatown-International District (CID) where groups of masked artists, fresh out of quarantine, gathered to...

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, August 6, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood...

As of August 4, there are 60,084 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington state, including 1,624 deaths, according to the state Department of Health. In King County, there are 15,865 confirmed cases, including 659 deaths. Wondering...

Washington’s Pacific Islanders hit hardest by COVID-19

Joseph Seia, executive director of the Pacific Islander Community Association of Washington (PICAWA), offers a sobering view of the impact of the pandemic on the state’s Pacific Islander community, “We go to so many...

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, July 30, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood...

As of July 28, there are 54,985 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington state, including 1,555 deaths, according to the state Department of Health. In King County, there are 14,856 confirmed cases, including 648 deaths. As...

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, July 23, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood...

As of July 21, there are 49,247 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington state, including 1,468 deaths, according to the state Department of Health. In King County, there are 13,627 confirmed cases, including 638 deaths. Coronavirus...

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, July 17, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood...

As of July 15, there are 44,313 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington state, including 1,427 deaths, according to the state Department of Health. In King County, there are 12,558 confirmed cases, including 631 deaths.  Coronavirus...

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, July 10, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood...

As of July 8, there are 38,581 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington state, including 1,409 deaths, according to the state Department of Health. In King County, there are 11,419 confirmed cases, including 632 deaths.  COVID-19...

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, July 2, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood...

As of July 1, there are 34,151 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington state, including 1,342 deaths, according to the state Department of Health. Statewide, 584,989 tests have been done, 5.8% of them positive. In...

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, June 25, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood...

As of June 24, there are 30,367 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington state, including 1,300 deaths, according to the state Department of Health. Statewide, 505,795 tests have been done, 6% of them positive. In...

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, June 19, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood...

As of June 17, there are 27,192 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington state, including 1,245 deaths, according to the state Department of Health. Statewide, 446,899 tests have been done, 6.1% of them positive. In...