COVID vaccination rates are increasing again as concern over the Delta variant grows - no change in mask guidance.
New cases, hospitalizations and ICU patients continue to grow as the Delta variant takes hold.
Officials are expressing deepening concern as the Delta variant becomes the dominant strain nationally.
Vaccinated King County residents can unmask in most cases, but businesses can set their own policies.
It appears unlikely Washington state will reach its goal of 70% vaccinated by June 30.
Less than 134,000 residents of Washington need to get their first dose to enable the state to fully reopen.
When the King County mask mandate ends on June 29, there will still be several situations where a mask will be required.
King County Health reports the maks mandate will end now that enough people 16 and older have been vaccinated.
King County new cases have plateaued while hospitalizations increased over the weekend.
Ferry County announced it voluntarily moved back to Phase 2 on Friday as the fallout from a super spreader event grows.