CORONAVIRUS: Tuesday 4/6/2021 roundup

Tonight’s pandemic toplines:

NEWEST KING COUNTY NUMBERS: Checking today’s daily summary from Seattle-King County Public Health – here are the cumulative totals:

*89,743 people have tested positive, 100 more than yesterday’s total

*1,475 people have died, 3 more than yesterday’s total

*5,398 people have been hospitalized, 17 more than yesterday’s total

*986,092 people have been tested, 4,909 more than yesterday’s total

One week ago, the totals were 87,726/1,462/5,333/969,362.

STATEWIDE NUMBERS: See them here.

NATIONAL/WORLDWIDE NUMBERS: 132.3 million cases worldwide, 30.8 million of them in the U.S. – see other nation-by-nation stats by going here.

PANDEMIC BRIEFING: At 2 pm tomorrow online, state health officials will present their weekly briefing and media Q&A. Watch the livestream here.

CITY’S BIGGEST VAX WEEK EVER: The city says it’ll vaccinate more people this week than any other so far – 30,000 doses.

LOOKING FOR A VACCINATION APPOINTMENT? Here’s our ongoing list – updated when we get tips:

*Check for West Seattle city-run site appointments (updated) here; sign up for the city’s notification list for all four of its sites here.
*Health-care providers (particularly bigger ones like UW Medicine (one reader specifically recommends Valley Medical Center), Franciscan, Swedish, Kaiser Permanente, etc.)
*covidwa.com (volunteer-run aggregator) – you can also follow its tweets for instant notifications
*The state’s Vaccine Locator
*The CDC’s Vaccine Finder
*Pharmacies big and small – Safeway, Rite Aid, QFC, Pharmaca, Costco, Bartell Drugs
*Sea Mar clinics

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1 Reply to "CORONAVIRUS: Tuesday 4/6/2021 roundup"

  • Chemist April 7, 2021 (7:00 pm)

    I was finally able to register for the J&J shot at the city’s site…. no contact from the waitlist but browsing showed about two dozen appointments available early next week.  Glad I’ll be able to get the vaccine without leaving the “accidental” island.

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