CORONAVIRUS: Tuesday 9/29 roundup

Tonight’s toplines, as we start the eighth month of the pandemic response:

NEWEST KING COUNTY NUMBERS: Here’s today’s daily summary from Public Health – the cumulative totals:

*22,263 people have tested positive, 51 more than yesterday’s total

*758 people have died, unchanged since Friday

*2,369 people have been hospitalized, 7 more than yesterday’s total

*435,194 people have been tested, 1,052 more than yesterday’s total

One week ago, the totals were 21,590/753/2,337/(unavailable).


NATIONAL/WORLDWIDE NUMBERS: 33.5 million cases worldwide, 7.1 million of them in the U.S. – see other nation-by-nation stats by going here.

PROPERTY TAXES: From King County:

Seniors, people with disabilities, and others with qualifying conditions who applied for property tax exemptions or deferrals but are still waiting for a determination will be able to extend payments until January 31, 2021.

Affected property owners will be contacted, and will need to notify the Assessor’s Office via the web at, call 206-296-3920 or email to opt in to this program. The statutory deadline of November 2 remains in effect for all other property taxpayers.

BRIEFING TOMORROW: Want to hear firsthand what state health officials are saying about the pandemic? You can watch tomorrow’s weekly briefing live at 2 pm here.

GOT SOMETHING TO REPORT? or 206-293-6302, text/voice – thank you!

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