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  • caption: A soldier walks near the CenturyLink Field Event Center on Monday, March 30, 2020, in Seattle. 300 soldiers from the 627th Army Hospital from Fort Carson, Colorado, will staff the military field hospital, which is expected to create at least 150 hospital beds for non-COVID-19 cases.

    Updates: COVID-19 in Washington state

    This post will be updated periodically with information about the coronavirus. Scroll down for older information. Top line information: *189 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported by the Washington State Department of Health as of Saturday morning, March 28. Health officials have reported 136 deaths in King County, 23 in Snohomish County, six in Clark County, five in Benton County, five in Pierce County, four in Whatcom County, two in Yakima County, one in Grant County, one in Island County, and three in Skagit County. *4,300 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Washington state as of Saturday afternoon, March 28, according to state health officials. *If you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19, or are a healthcare provider with questions about COVID-19, contact King County's novel coronavirus call center at 206-477-3977 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. People can also call the Washington State Novel Coronavirus Call Center at 800-525-0127. Versión en español aquí / Read KUOW's coronavirus coverage in Spanish

  • caption: Employee Health Nurse at UW Northwest Hospital Jeff Gates exits a tent at UW Medicine's drive-through coronavirus testing clinic on Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Seattle.
    Coronavirus In Seattle

    Live coverage: Coronavirus in the Seattle area (March 8-14)

    This post will be updated periodically with information about the coronavirus. Scroll down for older information. Top line information: *18 total COVID-19 related deaths reported as of Sunday afternoon, March 8, in Washington state. A total of 17 deaths have been in King County, and one in Snohomish County. *136 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Washington state as of Sunday afternoon, according to state health officials. Affected individuals are residents of King, Snohomish, Pierce, Grant, Jefferson, Clark, Kittitas, and Spokane counties. However, *If you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19, or are a healthcare provider with questions about COVID-19, contact King County's novel coronavirus call center at 206-477-3977 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. People can also call the Washington State Novel Coronavirus Call Center at 800-525-0127. Versión en español aquí / Read KUOW's coronavirus coverage in Spanish

  • caption: Tim Killian, a public liaison for the Life Care Center of Kirkland, is shown through the viewfinder of a video camera while speaking to the press outside of the long-term care facility on Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Kirkland.
    Coronavirus In Seattle

    Live updates: Coronavirus in the Seattle area (March 6-8)

    This post will be updated periodically with information about the coronavirus. Scroll down for older information. Top line information: *11 total COVID-19 related deaths reported as of Thursday morning, March 5, in Washington state. The dead are male and female, and range in age from 40s to 80s. *70 confirmed cases of coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Washington state, according to King County officials. They are all in King, Snohomish, and Grant counties. *231 people are under public health supervision. *If you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19, or are a healthcare provider with questions about COVID-19, contact King County's novel coronavirus call center at 206-477-3977 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. People can also call the Washington State Novel Coronavirus Call Center at 800-525-0127. Versión en español aquí / Read KUOW's coronavirus coverage in Spanish