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COVID-19 in King County WA – June 12 Report

Jun 12, 2020

Pacific Science Center and I are anti-racist. We have created space for our colleagues and community to participate in today’s statewide day of action in support of Black Lives Matter. Read more here.

Publishing today’s COVID-19 report does not reflect support for business as usual. It is part of PacSci’s and my own commitment to serving our community.

My next report will be Monday, June 15.

Update from Public Health – Seattle & King County

Public Health has updated the data dashboard. The daily summary shows that there were 8,644 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in King County as of 11:59 on June 11, 60 more than the previous day. There have been 571 confirmed deaths in King County due to COVID-19, 6.6% 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 60 new cases reported today, 27 were confirmed yesterday and the remaining 33 were confirmed in previous days. The 7-day average of new cases per day peaked at 194 on April 1. The average for the last 7 days is now 29 new cases per day, down from 45 one week ago. The 7-day average has declined 36% in the last week and 21% 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 provided a more detailed view of results in the last few weeks. 23.3 cases were reported per 100K residents during the 14-day period May 29 – June 11.

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Thank you for being curious. Thank you for being anti-racist.