A very different July begins. Here’s our nightly virus-crisis local roundup:
NEWEST KING COUNTY NUMBERS: From the Public Health daily-summary dashboard, the cumulative totals:
*10,356 people have tested positive, 149 more than yesterday
*589 people have died, 3 more than yesterday
*1,600 people have been hospitalized, 11 more than yesterday
*171,737 people have been tested, 4.456 more than yesterday
One week ago, the four totals were 9,502/583/1,555/150,096.
STATEWIDE NUMBERS: Find them, county by county, on the state Department of Health page,.
WORLDWIDE NUMBERS: See them, nation by nation, here.
NOT JUST AN OLDER PERSON’S DISEASE: SKC Public Health notes that almost half the new cases are in people under 40.
RESTAURANT ‘REVERTS’: Arthur’s decides to pull back on indoor dining.
FRAUD CHARGES: A local doctor is charged with two federal counts of fraud, accused of trying to get $3 million in coronavirus-relief money.
COURT REOPENING: The Seattle Municipal Court says some in-person operations will resume next week.
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