CORONAVIRUS: Sunday 1/31/2021 roundup

Here are tonight’s pandemic updates:

KING COUNTY’S NEWEST NUMBERS: No daily update here, and no explanation, but for the record: One week ago, the King County totals were 74,562/1,215/4,725/813,111.


WORLDWIDE NUMBERS: 102.9 million cases and 2,227,000+ deaths, 441,000+ of them in the U.S. – see the nation-by-nation breakdown here.

PHASE 2 MONDAY: King County and six other counties are officially in Phase 2 of “Healthy Washington” as of tomorrow. That means, among other things, indoor dining can resume at limited capacity, indoor fitness offerings can increase, and indoor movies and bowling are allowed again. (If your business has a reopening update, please let us know!)

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9 Replies to "CORONAVIRUS: Sunday 1/31/2021 roundup"

  • West Seattle Lurker February 1, 2021 (1:37 am)

    I’m not sure why, but it did not get updated today. The same numbers were on there 1/30. 

    • WSB February 1, 2021 (1:53 am)

      You’re right, I usually catch that on the rare occasions they skip an update. Fixing.

    • flimflam February 1, 2021 (6:29 am)

      maybe didn’t want to spoil everyone’s excitement over getting to eat a sandwich indoors?//

  • JJ February 1, 2021 (9:52 am)

    Maybe they are juicing their data to expedite reopening. Holding back bad news? Once again suspicious timing. Extensive data “clean-up” was done just before previous re-openings.

    • WSB February 1, 2021 (11:55 am)

      Technical issues (SQL database) per SKCPH’s response to my inquiry. I will watch to see if a 1/31 update appears before today’s update …

      • waikikigirl February 1, 2021 (12:52 pm)

        WSB, Has anyone ever told you, you are the best!?

        • WSB February 1, 2021 (1:35 pm)

          Thank you for the kind words. We at least try to do the best we can. I appreciate when folks notice errors or oversight.

  • SunDevil February 1, 2021 (12:22 pm)

    I do not understand how in one of the most tech heavy focused places in the nation, if not the world, that we have technical glitches what seems like all the time.  It seems like no matter the system, we have glitches and cannot scale out to a large number of users.

    • Brian February 3, 2021 (9:03 am)

      What you’re actually noticing is that we live in a failed state where the actual machinations that keep the country running are broken and just operating on inertia and fumes. The monied elites and gerontocratic politics ghouls have spent the last 20 years stripping the copper from the walls and now it’s just a waiting game to see how long this clunker can stay on the road.  

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