This is how the day went:
LATEST KING COUNTY NUMBERS: From today Seattle-King County Public Health Press release:
Public Health – Seattle & King County reports the following confirmed cases and deaths from COVID-19 by 11:59 p.m. on 3/15/20.
488 confirmed cases (up 68 from yesterday)
43 confirmed deaths (up 6 from yesterday)
These additional deaths include:
A man in his 80s who died on March 15th
A woman in her 70s who died on March 15th
A man in his 80s who died on March 11th
A woman in her fifties who died at Harborview Medical Center on March 8th
A woman in her 70s who died on March 14th at Northwest Hospital
A woman in her 90s residing in Redmond from Redmond Care & Rehab who passed away on March 12th
Of the 43 reported deaths, 29 are related to the Life Care Center.
ANOTHER BRIDGE PARK CASE: Families at Bridge park Another COVID-19 case was reported in the senior complex at High Point.
LATEST PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS: The governor, King and Snohomish Counties leaders, SKCPH leaders and the Seattle Mayor gathered for a press conference this morning. They discussed the orders given last night and shut down a variety of businesses, including cinemas, which resulted in:
Here is our coverage, including video. For the first time since the outbreak began, reporters were banned from entering the room – a television station camera provided a feed for anyone interested, and a conference call phone number was provided so reporters could listen and ask questions.
FOOD / BEVERAGE STORES: As we reported for the first time last night, the majority of new orders include eating and drinking in the house. Dozens of food and beverage companies in West Seattle have fulfilled the orders by offering take-away and / or delivery – and informing customers in various ways, including this sign we found on La RusticaDoor:
We are adding to this long list of who is open to offer take-out / delivery.
FINANCIAL INJURED? Here is an updated list of the resources in town that are more promised.
PRECISE CLOSE: In the past few years, Seattle Police Department opened the borough’s lobbies to the public 24/7. Now the outbreak has shut them down.
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