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Coronavirus daily news updates, September 14: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world


Editor’s note: This is a live account of COVID-19 updates from Monday, Sept. 14, as the day unfolded. It is no longer being updated. Click here to see all the most recent news about the pandemic, and click here to find additional resources.

Throughout Monday, on this page, we’ll post updates on the outbreak and its effects on the Seattle area, the Pacific Northwest and the world. Updates from Sunday are here, and all our coronavirus coverage can be found here.

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South Carolina’s lieutenant governor contracts COVID-19

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette was diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday and is recovering in isolation with her family at home, officials said.

Evette had a sore throat and headache Thursday and was tested for the virus. She has stayed at her family’s home near Greenville since noting the symptoms, said

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