Even on this holiday, there’s pandemic news:
NEWEST KING COUNTY NUMBERS: From the Public Health daily-summary dashboard, the cumulative totals:
*42,103 people have tested positive, up 603 from yesterday’s total
*853 people have died, unchanged from yesterday’s total
*3,064 people have been hospitalized, up 9 from yesterday’s total
*624,846 people have been tested (this number still “frozen” while state resolves a results backlog)
One week ago, those totals were 36,797/834/2,901/608,055.
STATEWIDE NUMBERS: Find them, county by county, on the state Department of Health page,.
WORLDWIDE NUMBERS: 60.9 million cases worldwide, 12.8 million of them in the U.S. See the nation-by-nation breakout here.
COVID CLOSURE: Realfine Coffee in The Triangle announced this morning that an employee has tested positive: “We will be temporarily closing the West Seattle store until further notice so we can take the necessary steps to safely reopen.”
TESTING: The city’s West Seattle site (Southwest Athletic Complex parking lot, 2801 SW Thistle) reopens tomorrow.
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