School news tops tonight’s pandemic headlines:
SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ START DATE DELAYED: No deal yet between the district and the Seattle Education Association, so the original March 1st restart date for some in-person education is now pushed back at least one week.
GOVERNOR TO VISIT SCHOOL: Gov. Inslee is pushing for more kids to get back into classrooms, and on Tuesday he’ll tour an elementary school in Spokane “to see how a return to class under COVID-19 restrictions is working for students and educators.”
NEWEST KING COUNTY NUMBERS: Here are the key points of the daily summary from Seattle-King County Public Health:
*81.277 people have tested positive, 102 more than yesterday’s total
*1,345 people have died, unchanged since Friday
*5,082 people have been hospitalized, 10 more than yesterday’s total
*892,520 people have been tested, 4,179 more than yesterday’s total
One week ago, those totals were 80,303/1,321/5,001/877,501.
STATEWIDE NUMBERS: See them here.
WORLDWIDE NUMBERS: 111.7 million cases, 2,474,000+ deaths – and the U.S. has passed half a million. See the other stats – nation by nation – here.
VACCINATION SITUATION: No new local opportunities announced today/tonight; we checked the lookup sites, nothing open there either.
NEED FOOD? This week’s nearest Food Lifeline distribution is 2-5 pm Friday (February 26th) at 815 S. 96th.
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