When we ended our nightly pandemic roundups after 16 months, we promised weekly updates. Here’s the first one. These are baselines – so next week we’ll be able to start adding the week-to-week comparisons. The state and county are only updating stats on weekdays now, so these are the newest numbers.
KING COUNTY CUMULATIVE NUMBERS AS OF FRIDAY:
113,294 people have tested positive (3,936 in West Seattle)
6,550 people have been hospitalized (198 in West Seattle)
1,672 people have died (68 in West Seattle)
73.2% of King County residents 12+ have completed their vaccine series
By West Seattle zip code:
98106 – 73.9%
98116 – 83%
98126 – 71.8%
98136 – 84.3%
98146 – 69.5%
THE WEEK’S HEADLINES
CDC and FDA say, no booster shot recommended right now. (Here’s their announcement.)
CDC updates its school guidelines – recommending masks only for the unvaccinated.
$1 million vaccination lottery grand-prize drawing is Tuesday.
NOT VACCINATED YET?
Go here to see where you can change that.
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