Here are tonight’s local toplines in the pandemic:
NEWEST KING COUNTY NUMBERS: First the numbers, as shown in today’s daily summary from Seattle-King County Public Health – the cumulative totals:
*60,799 people have tested positive, 167 more than yesterday’s total
*1,066 people have died, 10 more than yesterday’s total
*4,100 people have been hospitalized, 34 more than yesterday’s total
*739,941 people have been tested, 3,367 more than yesterday’s total
One week ago, the totals were 58,286/1,012/3,895/720,714.
STATEWIDE NUMBERS: See them here.
NATIONAL/WORLDWIDE NUMBERS: 81.9 million cases worldwide, 19.5 million of them in the U.S. – see other nation-by-nation stats by going here.
BRIEFING TOMORROW: Even during this between-holidays week, state health experts will present their weekly Wednesday briefing tomorrow. You can watch at noon – here’s the link.
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