Pacific Science Center Teams Up with AWS and the Seattle Kraken to Light Up its Iconic Arches as Part of the Game-Day Experience
Dazzling, cloud-powered light displays will spread the excitement of Kraken games throughout the Seattle area SEATTLE – (October 20, 2021) – Pacific Science Center (PacSci) today announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Seattle Kraken to build...
Woodland Park Zoo Animals Visit Pacific Science Center - Learn About Free Teacher and Educator Resources BelowSEATTLE, WA (September 28, 2021) - Together we believe curioisty knows no bounds. From the birds who fly, to porcupines (and people) observing the sky,...
Pacific Science Center to Host World Premiere of New Hockey Exhibition Featuring NHL Stars Celebrate the arrival of the Seattle Kraken with dozens of immersive experiences showcasing the world’s fastest sport SEATTLE, WA (July 13, 2021) – Pacific Science...
The animals in our Living Exhibits are one of the many highlights of a PacSci visit. From seeing new butterflies emerge from their chrysalis to learning about our Naked Mole Rat colony, each visit is filled with curiosity, wonder and newfound knowledge. However, the...
COVID-19 In King County WA – May 4
Update from Public Health – Seattle & King County
Public Health has updated the data dashboard.
As of 11:59 p.m. yesterday, May 3, there were 6,574 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in King County, 110 more than the previous day. There have been 461 confirmed deaths in King County due to COVID-19, 7.0% of all confirmed cases.
The numbers that Public Health reports each day include delayed results from previous days.
The first graph above shows new cases (blue bars) and the 7-day average (red line). Of the 110 new cases reported today, 82 were confirmed yesterday and the remaining 28 were confirmed in previous days but reported to Public Health in the last day, resulting in restatements of the totals for previous days. The 7-day average peaked at 189 on April 1 and has declined to 77, the same level as on March 19.
The second graph below shows the total case count. With 6,574 total cases as of 11:59 p.m. yesterday, the compound daily growth rate during the last 7 days has been 1.2%, slightly less than the 1.6% rate during the prior 7 days. If we start with 6,574 cases, a 1.2% compound daily growth rate (1.234% to be precise) yields 81 new cases in a day, 590 new cases in a week, and 2,675 new cases in four weeks.
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As you plan for Give Big this week, I hope that you will consider Pacific Science Center. As this region’s science center, our work is more important than ever. Science and an informed public are humanity’s best hopes in addressing COVID-19, climate change, and other challenges.
COVID-19 forced PacSci to close on March 12, but curiosity never closes. We are determined to continue serving the community. This daily report on COVID-19 in King County is one of ways we seek to serve.
I hope you will take a moment to view these two videos.
Thank you for being curious.