Although Halloween looks a little different this year — with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urging against traditional trick-or-treating to risk the spread of the coronavirus — local health officials are promising there’s still ways to have fun. Here are some creative ideas on how to celebrate the spooky holiday during a pandemic.
Meanwhile, Washington has recorded its highest jump in daily cases since mid-July. Health officials, after confirming 1,016 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, declared that the fall surge has arrived.
Throughout Saturday, on this page, we’ll post updates on the pandemic and its effects on the Seattle area, the Pacific Northwest and the world. Updates from Friday are here, and all our coronavirus coverage can be found here.