Washington's new employment report shows jobs growth in October was only about a third of what it was in September.
The numbers from the Employment Security Department show that job growth in October was the lowest it's been since May.
Much of the slowdown is being linked to the loss of 9,300 government jobs, however private sector hiring was also down 14 percent in October
There’s new research from the Washington Department of Health showing people vaccinated for COVID-19 tend to congregate together while unvaccinated people do the same.
State Hospital Association CEO Cassie Sauer shared the information Monday, saying there’s concern about the unvaccinated group.
COVID-19 hospitalizations are on a downward trend in Washington.
Washington State Hospital Association CEO Cassie Sauer called the numbers are "good news" in a weekly news briefing Monday, while noting they were still in the highest curve since the pandemic began