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28
MAR

Updates for March 28, 2020: New health officer order, COVID-19 support for shelters and people living homeless, and Public Health – Seattle & King County announces 249 new cases of COVID-19
Public Health – Seattle & King County's Health Officer re-emphasized the need to prevent new cases with a new health order and directive. With prevention activities ongoing at shelters, individual cases have been identified and responses are underway. King County will open isolation and quarantine beds in Issaquah on March 29th, in addition to facilities already operational in Kent and North Seattle. There are 249 new cases and 11 new deaths from COVID-19 today.

27
MAR

Updates for March 27, 2020: Testing capacity expands, research published about nursing homes, and Public Health—Seattle & King County announces 251 new cases of COVID-19
Testing capacity is expanding in high priority areas. Findings are published from investigations into outbreaks at local long-term care facilities. And Public Health - Seattle & King County announced 251 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 1828. In addition, 16 new deaths are reported, bringing the total of deaths in King County to 125.

26
MAR

Updates for March 26, 2020: New cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, but community actions may be limiting the spread
Community actions may be helping to limit the spread of COVID-19. Public Health announced 218 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 1577. In addition, nine new deaths are reported, bringing the total of deaths in King County to 109.

25
MAR

Public Health—Seattle & King County launches new data dashboard and social campaign, and other COVID-19 updates for March 25, 2020
A new public campaign launched, called "Stand Together, Stay Apart." Public Health—Seattle & King County launched a new data dashboard to update daily case counts and deaths. Public Health announced 82 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 1359. In addition, six new deaths are reported, bringing the total of deaths in King County to 100.

24
MAR

Reminder to avoid contact with others: COVID-19 updates from Public Health—Seattle & King County for March 24, 2020
Everyone, even people who are young and healthy, must stay home to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Public Health estimates 107 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the estimated case count in King County to 1277. In addition, seven new deaths are reported, bringing the estimated total of deaths in King County to 94.

23
MAR

Urgent need for people to limit contact, and other COVID-19 updates from Public Health - Seattle & King County for March 23, 2020
Staying home is vitally important to King County’s ability to slow the spread of COVID-19 illnesses. Public Health announced 130 new cases today, bringing the official case count in King County to 1170. In addition, twelve new deaths are reported, bringing the total of confirmed deaths in King County to 87. A new local system launched to learn how COVID-19 virus is spreading.

22
MAR

Public Health - Seattle & King County COVID-19 update for March 22, 2020
Public Health urges everyone to practice social distancing. We’re working with food establishments to ensure compliance with COVID-19 health precautions. We will begin providing updates on the number of people in King County's isolation and quarantine facilities. There are 106 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 1,040 and one new death was reported, bringing the total of confirmed deaths to 75.

21
MAR

New COVID-19 recovery site for vulnerable populations, and updates from Public Health - Seattle & King County for March 21, 2020
King County has joined with Harborview Medical Center to repurpose Harborview Hall to serve as a 45-bed COVID-19 recovery site for vulnerable populations. In addition, Public Health announced 141 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 934. In addition, eight new deaths are reported, bringing the total of confirmed deaths in King County to 74.

20
MAR

Additional testing capacity, adjustments at King County jails, and other COVID-19 updates from Public Health - Seattle & King County for March 20, 2020
Additional testing capacity for COVID-19 is arriving, but capacity is still constrained, and King County correctional facilities are taking steps to increase social distancing. Public Health announced 100 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 793. In addition, seven new deaths are reported, bringing the total of confirmed deaths in King County to 67.

19
MAR

Public Health - Seattle & King County COVID-19 update for March 19, 2020
Public Health announced 131 new cases today, bringing the official case count in King County to 693. In addition, four new deaths are reported, bringing the total of confirmed deaths in King County to 60.

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