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5
APR

Need for blood donation; Public Health—Seattle & King County announces 269 new cases for April 5, 2020
Public Health – Seattle & King County reminds our community to respond to the need for blood donations. Public Health reported 269 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 3167. In addition, 8 new deaths are reported, bringing the total of COVID-19 deaths in King County to 208.

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APR

Outbreak prevention in congregate settings; Public Health—Seattle & King County announces 111 new cases for April 4, 2020
Public Health – Seattle & King County continues to focus on preventing COVID-19 outbreaks in congregate settings, including jails. The Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention has taken steps to create greater social distancing in their facilities. Public Health reported 111 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 2,898. In addition, 14 new deaths are reported, bringing the total of COVID-19 deaths in King County to 200.

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APR

Emphasizing the importance of staying home, Public Health—Seattle & King County announces 131 new cases for April 3, 2020
Emphasizing the need for residents to stay home, Public Health—Seattle & King County reported 131 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 2,787. In addition, 11 new deaths are reported, bringing the total of COVID-19 deaths in King County to 186.

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APR

King County reducing density in shelters by moving nearly 400 people to hotels; and Public Health—Seattle & King County announces 175 new cases for April 2, 2020
King County continues to reduce shelter concentrations by moving nearly 400 people to hotels. Public Health—Seattle & King County reported 175 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 2656. In addition, 11 new deaths are reported, bringing the total of deaths in King County to 175.

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APR

Staying home is key to fighting COVID-19, but masks can be helpful for some; and Public Health—Seattle & King County announces 166 new cases for April 1, 2020
Staying apart from other people is our best protection against COVID-19, but non-medical masks can be a supplement. Public Health—Seattle & King County reported 166 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 2,496. In addition, 14 new deaths are reported, bringing the total of deaths in King County to 164.

31
MAR

Updates for March 31, 2020: COVID-19 Response Fund grants over $10 million to meet needs of most vulnerable
Public Health—Seattle & King County has assisted the Seattle Foundation and United Way of King County to identify areas of need for over $10 million in grants to community organizations working with vulnerable workers and families impacted by the coronavirus crisis. Because of technical difficulties with a statewide database, no updates of new cases or deaths are reported today.

30
MAR

Staying home and limiting contact with others is helping, but must continue in order to limit the peak of COVID-19, and Public Health—Seattle & King County announces 171 new cases
Staying home and limiting contact with others is helping slow the spread of COVID-19, and those limits must continue in order to reduce the impact of the outbreak. Public Health—Seattle & King County announced 171 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the official case count in King County to 2,330. In addition, nine new deaths are reported, bringing the total of deaths in King County to 150.

29
MAR

Updates for March 29, 2020: King County hospitals adapt to significant pressures from COVID-19
King County hospitals are seeing significant pressures as the number of COVID-19 cases increase. Public Health estimates 82 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the estimated case count in King County to 2159. In addition, five new deaths are reported, bringing the estimated total of deaths in King County to 141.

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.

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