Yes, even on Christmas night, we have virus news. And first, a reminder that it’s now been 43 weeks since the Friday night announcement of the first King County case of COVID-19. Here’s what’s new:
NEWEST KING COUNTY NUMBERS: From the Public Health daily summary:
*59,831 people have tested positive, 525 more than yesterday’s total
*1,043 people have died, 11 more than yesterday’s total
*3,983 people have been hospitalized, 9 more than yesterday’s total
*726,744 people have been tested, 674 more than yesterday’s total
One week ago, those totals were 56.693/978/3,823/708,641.
STATEWIDE NUMBERS: See them here.
WORLDWIDE NUMBERS: 79.8 million cases, 1,750,000+ deaths – see the nation-by-nation numbers here.
TEST SITE REOPENS: After a holiday closure, the West Seattle COVID-19 testing site at Southwest Athletic Complex (2801 SW Thistle) reopens Saturday. Registration for a testing time starts here, depending on whether you do or don’t have symptoms.
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