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COVID-19 in King County WA – June 18 Report
Update from Public Health – Seattle & King County
Public Health has updated the data dashboard. The daily summary shows that there were 8,987 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in King County as of 11:59 on June 17, 94 more than the previous day. There have been 582 confirmed deaths in King County due to COVID-19, 6.5% 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 94 new cases reported today, 62 were confirmed yesterday and the remaining 32 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 47 new cases per day, up from 34 a week ago. The 7-day average has increased 36% in the last week and 10% 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. 25.4 cases were reported per 100K residents during the 14-day period June 4 – June 17.
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Thank you for being curious.