West Seattle Blog… | CORONAVIRUS: Monday 11/23 roundup

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Here is the recap of tonight’s virus crisis news:

FROM THE STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT: First a warning: “We are at a very dangerous time in this pandemic – health care workers, other important workers, our elders, people with chronic illnesses, and our family and friends need your help to stay safe.” Notice that the backlog of test results first mentioned on Saturday has been cleared to date, but the numbers are high nationwide as a result, and that goes for the local statistics. Here is the full explanation of the Health department.

LATEST KING COUNTY NUMBERS: Move on to today’s daily summary of Seattle-King County Public Health – the cumulative national totals:

* 40,065 people tested positive, 1,393 more than yesterday

* 835 people have died unchanged since Friday

* 3,020 people were hospitalized, 47 more than yesterday

* 622,741 people were tested, 2,065 more than yesterday in total ++++

A week ago it was 35,209 / 829 / 2,867 / 598,646.

STATE NUMBERS: See them here.

WORLDWIDE FIGURES: See them – nation by nation – here.

COVID RELIEF RESOURCE REMINDER: Applications for the next round of stabilization grants for small businesses are open until next Monday. Other programs continue, the city wants you to know.

NEED FOOD? Pre-Thanksgiving distributions continue on West Seattle Food Bank (35. / Morgan) tomorrow and Wednesday again from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grocery boxes are also available on Wednesday at 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Grocery line for groceries (815 p. 96.).

AND IF YOU CAN GIVE … The WS Food Bank needs turkeys.

Do you have something to report? [email protected] or 206-293-6302, Text / voice – thank you!