“This virus is still with us,” reminded the governor in a media briefing today, in case you’ve forgotten. Now, tonight’s toplines:
NEWEST KING COUNTY NUMBERS: From the Public Health daily-summary dashboard, the cumulative totals:
*16,138 people have tested positive, up 192 from yesterday
*663 people have died, up 6 from yesterday
*2,006 people have been hospitalized, up 14 from yesterday
*318,926 people have been tested, up 6,758 from yesterday
One week ago, those totals were 15,039/647/1,946/256,588.
ONE MORE LOCAL DEATH: 98136 has long been the only West Seattle zip code with just 1 reported COVID-19 death. Now, the county map shows a second.
STATEWIDE NUMBERS: Find them, county by county, on the state Department of Health page,.
WORLDWIDE NUMBERS: 19 million cases worldwide, and the U.S. is at almost 4.9 million. See the nation-by-nation breakout here.
TESTING FRIDAY, NEW HOURS: The weekly South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) COVID-19 testing starts earlier as of tomorrow – 7 am to 1 pm Fridays.
NEED FOOD? 2-5 pm Friday, free boxes of food are available at Food Lifeline (815 S. 96th).
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