We conclude tonight with the latest pandemic info:
NEWEST KING COUNTY NUMBERS: Here are the key points of the daily summary from Seattle-King County Public Health:
*80,303 people have tested positive, 159 more than yesterday’s total
*1,321 people have died, unchanged from yesterday’s total
*5,001 people have been hospitalized, 4 more than yesterday’s total
*877,501 people have been tested, 208 more than yesterday’s total
One week ago, those totals were 78,863/1,299/4,909/862,969.
STATEWIDE NUMBERS: See them here.
WORLDWIDE NUMBERS: 106.4 million cases, 2,324,000+ deaths. See the other stats – nation by nation – here.
MAYOR’S PROMISE: Mayor Jenny Durkan delivered a startlingly short State of the City address tonight – 6 1/2 minutes – focused on the pandemic and recovering from it, declaring that “we are writing the final chapters of this generational challenge.”
GOVERNOR’S BRIEFING TOMORROW: 2:30 pm Tuesday; the live stream will be here.
BACK TO SCHOOLS? Here’s how the Seattle Public Schools family survey turned out.
NEED FOOD? This week’s nearest Food Lifeline distribution is 2-5 pm Friday (February 19th) at 815 S. 96th.
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