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COVID-19 in King County WA – June 29 Report

by | Jun 30, 2020

 

Update from Public Health – Seattle & King County

Public Health has updated the data dashboard. The daily summary shows that there were 10,069 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in King County as of 11:59 on June 28, 168 more than the previous day. There have been 586 confirmed deaths in King County due to COVID-19, 5.8% of all confirmed cases.

The numbers that Public Health reports each day include delayed results from previous days.

Observations

The first graph below shows new cases (blue bars) and the 7-day average (red line). Of the 168 new cases reported today, 70 were confirmed yesterday and the remaining 98 were confirmed in previous days. The 7-day average of new cases per day peaked at 195 on April 1. The average for the last 7 days is now 91 new cases per day, up from 63 a week ago. The 7-day average has increased 44% in the last week and 135% in the last two weeks.

The key indicators that the State and County are using to make decisions about reopening include a measure of the total number of cases reported in the previous 14 days per 100K residents. The target for this metric is less than 25. The second and third graphs below show this metric.  The second graph goes back to March 12, the fourteenth day of reported cases. The third graph provides a more detailed view of results in the last few weeks. 48.6 cases were reported per 100K residents during the 14-day period June 15 – June 28. The last time this metric was above 48 was May 12.

 

 

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