Vaccination rate is 59.7% in areas with the lowest number of new COVID cases versus 41% in the areas with the highest.
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.
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.
Four counties will move to Phase 3 with the statewide reopening 44 days away.
Home Depot, QFC, Fred Meyer's, CVS, and Walgreens are keeping the mask mandate in place.
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Governor Jay Inslee's gamble on pausing COVID reopening phases doesn't appear to be paying off for all counties evenly.
New infection rates have plateaued across the lowlands, but positivity rate is increasing indicating under testing.