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.

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...

International District, Asian-American Pacific Islander individuals, supporters come together in Facebook group to aid...

With about 20,300 members and counting, the online Facebook group “Support the ID - Community United” has not only provided the International District (ID) and American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community a place to promote...

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, June 11, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood...

As of June 9, there are 24,642 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington state, including 1,190 deaths, according to the state Department of Health. Statewide, 415,342 tests have been done, 5.9% of them positive. In...

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, June 5, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood...

As of June 3, there are 22,729 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington state, including 1,138 deaths, according to the state Department of Health. Statewide, 383,587 tests have been done, 5.9% of them positive. In...

“It’s a vicious cycle, and it’s not okay”: Seattle man who was target of...

The big headline at the home of Seattle kindergarten teacher, Kert Lin, these days is the recent arrival of his new baby boy, Logan. “He is the first grand baby for both my family and...

Chinatown-International District coronavirus updates, May 27, 2020—The latest news and information from the neighborhood...

As of May 18, there are 20,065 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington state, including 1,070 deaths, according to the state Department of Health. Statewide, 330,598 tests have been done, 6.1% of them positive. In...

Sidhu Farms: A small family farm adapts in the era of COVID-19

The nature of working a small farm is constantly adjusting to volatility: uncertain storms, unwanted pests, and in the case of 2020, a global pandemic. Farmers markets can no longer function as the community...